Prehistoric Peoples

Prehistory. Its more than just woolly mammoths and saber-toothed tigers. Try these picks to explore this fascinating era.

Daughter of the Red Deer

By Joan Wolf

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After the women of their tribe are killed, men of the patriarchal Tribe of the Horse kidnap women from the matriarchal Tribe of the Red Deer.
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Dance of the Tiger: A Novel of the Ice Age

By Bjorn Kurten

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"Bjorn Kurten's compelling novel gives the reader a detailed picture of life 35,000 years ago in Western Europe. One of the world's leading scholars of Ice Age fauna, Kurten fuses extraordinary knowledge and imagination in this vivid evocation of our deepest past. This novel illuminates the lives of the humans who left us magnificent paintings in the caves of France and Spain."
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Almost Adam

By Petru Popescu

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"In a forgotten corner of a country torn by violence, American anthropologist Ken Lauder is about to make a discovery that will challenge everything we've ever believed about the ascent of humankind: a boy who should not exist...a race the defies all logic...inhabiting a secret world of wonder, splendor and peril, a world that cannot be...
A world Ken Lauder may never escape...alive."

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A Bone from a Dry Sea

By Peter Dickinson

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In two parallel stories, an intelligent female member of a prehistoric tribe becomes instrumental in advancing the lot of her people, and the daughter of a paleontologist is visiting him on a dig in Africa when important fossil remains are discovered.

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