Dig Through Our Books

Title
Author
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 




Bookmark and Share




 
Browse By Category

View Other Categories
 
 
 
The Shelters of Stone (Earth's Children, Book 5), Auel, Jean M.
Stock Image -May Not Reflect Actual Item

Author Name    Auel, Jean M.

Title   The Shelters of Stone (Earth's Children, Book 5)

Binding   MASS MARKET PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Bantam

ISBN Number    055328942X / 9780553289428

Seller ID   SKU9134579

055328942X 1st printing, Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Mass market paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

Stock Description, May Not Reflect Item

The Shelters of Stone opens as Ayla and Jondalar, along with their animal friends, Wolf, Whinney, and Racer, complete their epic journey across Europe and are greeted by Jondalar's people: the Zelandonii. The people of the Ninth Cave of the Zelandonii fascinate Ayla. Their clothes, customs, artifacts, even their homes--formed in great cliffs of vertical limestone--are a source of wonder to her. And in the woman Zelandoni, the spiritual leader of the Ninth Cave (and the one who initiated Jondalar into the Gift of Pleasure), she meets a fellow healer with whom to share her knowledge and skills.
But as Ayla and Jondalar prepare for the formal mating at the Summer Meeting, there are difficulties. Not all the Zelandonii are welcoming. Some fear Ayla's unfamiliar ways and abhor her relationship with those they call flatheads and she calls Clan. Some even oppose her mating with Jondalar, and make their displeasure known. Ayla has to call on all her skills, intelligence, knowledge, and instincts to find her way in this complicated society, to prepare for the birth of her child, and to decide whether she will accept new challenges and play a significant role in the destiny of the Zelandonii.
Jean Auel is at her very best in this superbly textured creation of a prehistoric society. The Shelters of Stone is a sweeping story of love and danger, with all the wonderful detail--based on meticulous research-- that makes her novels unique. It is a triumphant continuation of the Earth's Children(R) saga that began with The Clan of the Cave Bear. And it includes an amazing rhythmic poem that describes the birth of Earth's Children and plays its own role in the narrative of The Shelters of Stone.

Price = 6.00 USD


Related items brought to you by the miracles of modern technology:
The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western, Richard Brautigan
The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western
Richard Brautigan
40.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States, Jackson, Kenneth T.
Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States
Jackson, Kenneth T.
24.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Timberland Shelton Lions Club
Timberland Shelton Lions Club
17.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Walk-In: A Novel, Berntsen, Gary; Pezzullo, Ralph
The Walk-In: A Novel
Berntsen, Gary; Pezzullo, Ralph
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Tom Robbins
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Tom Robbins
30.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The World in Half, Henriquez, Cristina
The World in Half
Henriquez, Cristina
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Weedflower, Kadohata, Cynthia
Weedflower
Kadohata, Cynthia
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Unfinished Angel, Creech, Sharon
The Unfinished Angel
Creech, Sharon
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Cradle: A Novel, Somerville, Patrick
The Cradle: A Novel
Somerville, Patrick
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America, Friedman, Thomas L.
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America
Friedman, Thomas L.
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Light of the Moon, Rice, Luanne
Light of the Moon
Rice, Luanne
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Son of Avonar (Bridge of D'Arnath), Berg, Carol
Son of Avonar (Bridge of D'Arnath)
Berg, Carol
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to lastwordbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie