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Jean M. Auel is an international phenomenon. Her Earth's Children(R) series have 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 named an Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government's Ministry of Culture. She lives with her husband, Ray, in Oregon.
"Among modern epic spinners, [Jean M.] Auel has few peers. . . . She deftly creates a whole world, giving a sense of the origins of class, ethnic, and cultural differences that alternately divide and fascinate us today."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"[Ayla] remains plucky, inquisitive, inventive, brave, loyal. . . . There is real sweetness in the saga's finale, when Ayla's legacy to the world--both hers and ours--is made clear." --The Washington Post "[Auel builds] her characters up to legendary proportions throughout The Land of Painted Caves. . . . [Ayla's] journey has engrossed fans and turned the series into a bestselling phenomenon."-- Los Angeles Times
"Prehistory comes to astounding life. . . . [Jean M.] Auel's descriptive powers are top-notch." --USA Today
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