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The mammoth hunters / Jean M. Auel.

Auel, Jean M. (author.).

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780517556276
  • ISBN: 0517556278
  • Physical Description: ix, 645 pages (hardcover) : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Crown Publishers, [1985]

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General Note:
Book 3 of the Earth's Children series (series numeration from
Map on lining papers.
Summary, etc.:
Ayla, the independent heroine of The Clan of the Cave Bear and The Valley of Horses, sets out from the valley on Whinney, the horse she tamed. With her is Jondalar, the tall, handsome, yellow-haired man she nursed back to health and came to love. Together they meet the Mamutoi -- the Mammoth Hunters -- people like Ayla. But to Ayla, who was raised by the Clan of the Cave Bear, they are "the Others." She approaches them with mixed feelings of fear and curiosity. Talut, a powerful bear of a man with bright red hair, a booming laugh, and a gentle heart, and his tall, dark-haired sister, Tulie, are the leaders of the Lion Camp of the Mamutoi. It is here that Ayla finds her first women friends, but some among the Mamutoi dislike Ayla because she was raised by "flatheads," their name for the people of the Clan. Ayla is haunted by her memories of the Clan because Rydag, a child of mixed parentage living with the Mamutoi, bears so strong a resemblance to her own son, Durc. It is the Mamutoi master carver of ivory dark-skinned Ranec, flirtatious, artistic, magnetic -- who fascinates Ayla. She finds herself drawn to him. Because of her uncanny control over animals, her healing skills, and the magic firestone she discovered, Ayla is adopted into the Mammoth Hearth by Mamut, the ancient shaman of the Great Earth Mother. Ayla finds herself torn between her strong feelings for Ranec and her powerful love for the wildly jealous and unsure Jondalar. It is not until after the great mammoth hunt, when Ayla's life is threatened, that a fateful decision is made.
Subject: Ayla (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Prehistoric peoples > Fiction.
Glacial epoch > Fiction.
Europe > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Sagas.
Genre: Epic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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