The Valley of Horses

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Author: Jean M. Auel

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444713094

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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Forced to leave the Clan and her young son, Ayla sets out alone to travel the frigid steppes until she finds the valley of horses. Unable to find people like herself, the Cro-Magnons, she settles there and seeks friendship elsewhere. First she adopts a young filly, then a wounded lion cub. But far to the west, two young Cro-Magnon brothers have begun a journey. One of them is Jondalar, whose destiny is bound inextricably with Ayla's. Jean Auel's imaginative reconstruction of pre-historic life, rich in detail of language, culture, myth and ritual, has become a set text in schools and colleges around the world.

The Valley of Horses (with Bonus Content)

Earth's Children, Book Two

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Author: Jean M. Auel

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780307767622

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

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This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content: • An exclusive preview chapter from Jean M. Auel’s The Land of Painted Caves, on sale in hardcover March 29, 2011 • An Earth’s Children® series sampler including free chapters from the other books in Jean M. Auel’s bestselling series • A Q&A with the author about the Earth’s Children® series The Valley of Horses is the second in the great Earth's Children® series. In The Valley of Horses, Jean Auel uses her thorough understanding of human nature and her powerful gift of storytelling to continue the saga of Ayla and to once again, with exquisite and accurate detail, re-create the world as it truly might have been.

Valley of Wild Horses

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Author: Zane Grey

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN: 1775452964

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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American writer Zane Grey was an innovative early voice in the establishment of the Western genre. The novel Valley of Wild Horses follows rowdy protagonist Panhandle Smith as he confronts corruption in a small town. Packed with plenty of adventure, conflict, and romance, this book is a must-read for Zane Grey fans.

The Valley of the Moon

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Author: London J.

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5521074813

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Jack London (1876 - 1916) was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fi ction, he became one of the fi rst writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. As a road novel set at the Turn-of-the-Century, “The Valley of the Moon” follows the journey of a working-class couple of Oakland Billy and Saxon Roberts through central and northern California in search of beautiful land they can farm. The book shows not only their struggles but also simple human relationship and even fellowship the heroes form on their way.

An Expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah

Including a Description of Its Geography, Natural History and Minerals, and an Analysis of Its Waters, with an Authentic Account of the Mormon Settlement

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Author: Howard Stansbury

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108033369

Category: History

Page: 610

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An illustrated account of a two-year surveying expedition to Salt Lake City, published in 1852, including positive comments on Mormonism.

Into the Valley of Death

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Author: Evelyn Hervey

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1448202892

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 6941

On Friday next, pub owner Jack Steadman would hang for the murder of Alfie Goode, drunkard and ne'er-do-well. The case was open-and-shut to everyone but Miss Harriet Unwin, who had less than a week to prove that Jack, a Crimean war hero, was innocent. Her snooping soon took her to the ballroom of a retired general's stately manor. But there, between the quadrilles and waltzes, Miss Unwin had to step most carefully, for a killer could make her next partner... death! Bright as a new penny, and incredibly clever, Harriet Unwin has a knack for criminal investigation. The most engaging young sleuth ever to snoop upstairs and downstairs, Miss Unwin is also one of the most charming creations of Britain's popular and prolific mystery writer, H.R.F. Keating...