The valley of horses: Earth's Children® Series, Book 2

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This odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear , and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

Cruelly cast out by the new leader of the ancient Clan that adopted her as a child, Ayla leaves those she loves behind and travels alone through a stark, open land filled with dangerous animals but few people, searching for the Others, tall and fair like herself. Living with the Clan has taught Ayla many skills but not real hunting. She finally knows she can survive when she traps a horse, which gives her meat and a warm pelt for the winter, but fate has bestowed a greater gift, an orphaned foal with whom she develops a unique kinship.

One winter extends to more; she discovers a way to make fire more quickly and a wounded cave lion cub joins her unusual family, but her beloved animals don't fulfill her restless need for human companionship. Then she hears the sound of a man screaming in pain. She saves tall, handsome Jondalar, who brings her a language to speak and an awakening of love and desire, but Ayla is torn between her fear of leaving her valley and her hope of living with her own kind.

Second in the acclaimed Earth's Children(R) series

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051754489X :$19.95
Burr, SandraNarrator
BN665Recorded Books
Earth's children
(OCoLC)707608775
ISBN:
9780533250530
9781611064483
9780307767622
9780553250534
051754489
9780553381665
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• An exclusive preview chapter from Jean M. Auel's The Land of Painted Caves, on sale in hardcover March 29, 2011
• 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

The Valley of Horses is the second in the great Earth's Children® series. In The Valley of Horses, Jean Auel uses her thorough understanding of human nature and her powerful gift of storytelling to continue the saga of Ayla and to once again, with exquisite and accurate detail, re-create the world as it truly might have been.
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title_display The valley of horses : a novel
title_full The Valley of Horses Earth's Children® Series, Book 2, The valley of horses : a novel / Jean M. Auel, The valley of horses [mass market] : a novel / Jean M. Auel, The valley of horses [sound recording] / Jean M. Auel
title_short The valley of horses :
title_sub Earth's Children® Series, Book 2
topic_facet Audiobooks (CD), Ayla (Fictitious character), Fiction, Glacial epoch, Historical Fiction, Literature, Prehistoric peoples, Thriller, Women