This special edition includes the first 2 chapters of The Shelters of Stone.
In 1980, Jean M. Auel's debut novel, "The Clan of the Cave Bear, "blazed up the bestseller lists and went on to sell millions of copies worldwide. In this first book of the beloved Earth's Children (R) series, Auel takes us back to the dawn of mankind and sweeps us up into the amazing and wonderful world of Ayla, one of the most remarkable heroines ever imagined.
"The Shelters of Stone, "the long-awaited fifth novel in the Earth's Children (R) series, will arrive on April 30, 2002. To celebrate this major publishing event, a special edition of "The Clan of the Cave Bear "is being offered. In addition to a personal letter from Jean M. Auel, this reissue also contains an exclusive bonus for the many fans anxiously awaiting the publication of Book 5: the first two chapters of "The Shelters of Stone " Earth's Children (R) fans everywhere will be clamoring for this collectible edition, available just in time for the holidays.
About the Author
In 1980, Jean M. Auel became a literary legend with The Clan of the Cave Bear, the first book in her Earth s Children(r) series. Now a mother, grandmother, and author who has sold more than 45 million copies worldwide, Auel is a heroine of history and prehistory alike, changing the world one enthralling page at a time.
--The New York Times Book Review
"Jean Auel has performed a minor miracle."
--San Francisco Chronicle