Author(s): Jean M. Auel
An injured and orphaned infant carries within her the seed and hope of mankind in this epic of survival and destiny set at the dawn of prehistory.
"Imaginative, exciting."@lt;br@gt;--@lt;i@gt;The New York Times Book Review@lt;br@gt;@lt;br@gt;@lt;/i@gt;"Jean Auel has performed a minor miracle."@lt;br@gt;--@lt;i@gt;San Francisco Chronicle@lt;br@gt;@lt;/i@gt;@lt;br@gt;@lt;br@gt;@lt;br@gt;@lt;i@gt;From the Trade Paperback edition.@lt;/i@gt;
Jean M. Auel is an international phenomenon. Her Earth's Children(R) series has sold more than 45 million copies worldwide and includes The Clan of the Cave Bear, The Valley of Horses, The Mammoth Hunters, The Plains of Passage, The Shelters of Stone, and The Land of Painted Caves. Her extensive research has earned her the respect of archaeologists and anthropologists around the world. She has honorary degrees from four universities and was honored by the French government's Ministry of Culture with the medal of an "Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters." She lives with her husband, Ray, in Oregon.