The Plains of Passage

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2010
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The best-selling author of the Earth's Children series continues the epic story of Ayla, the mythical heroine of Ice Age Europe.The Plains of Passagetakes Ayla and the brave Jondolar on a dangerous cross-continental odyssey in search of that place they call home.
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Ayla and Jondalar set out on horseback across the windswept grasslands of Ice Age Europe. To the hunter-gatherers of their world—who have never seen tame animals—Ayla and Jondalar appear enigmatic and frightening. The mystery surrounding the woman, who speaks with a strange accent and talks to animals with their own sounds, is heightened by her uncanny control of a large, powerful wolf. The tall, yellow-haired man who rides by her side is also held in awe, not only for the magnificent stallion he commands, but also for his skill as a crafter of stone tools, and for the new weapon he devises, the spear-thrower.
In the course of their cross-continental odyssey, Ayla and Jondalar encounter both savage enemies and brave friends. Together they learn that the vast and unknown world can be difficult and treacherous, but breathtakingly beautiful and enlightening as well. All the pain and pleasure bring them closer to their ultimate destination, for the orphaned Ayla and the wandering Jondalar must reach that place on earth they can call home.
As sweeping and spectacular as the land she creates, Jean M. Auel's The Plains of Passage is an astonishing novel of discovery, danger, and love, a triumph for one of the world's most original and popular authors.
This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content:
• An Earth's Children® series sampler including free chapters from the other books in Jean M. Auel's bestselling series
• A Q&A with the author about the Earth's Children® series
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