The valley of horses : Earth's Children® Series, Book 2. / Jean M Auel.
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- Physical Description: 1 online resource (audio file) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Grand Haven : Brilliance Audio, 2004.
|General Note:|| Book 2 of the Earth's Children series (series numeration from Goodreads.com).
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Sandra Burr.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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...
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