Auel, Jean

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Auel, Jean Gender: F
born on 18 February 1936 at 17:35 (= 5:35 PM )
Place Chicago, Illinois, 41n51, 87w39
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wilsons
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 29°10' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 08°29 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 01°45'

File:Jean Auel, 1990.jpg
Jean Auel
photo: MDCarchives, license gfdl


American author of the continued story of a Cro-magnun heroin, first conceiving her character in 1977. The first three books were best-sellers, "Clan of the Cave Bear," 1980, "Valley of the Horses," 1982 and "The Mammoth Hunter," 1985. A film was made in 1986 of the first book. The books have been translated into some 15 languages. The series as a whole number six books to complete the story of Ayla, finishing in the caves of southern France.

A tomboy as a kid, Auel had an active imagination. She always read profusely, and later became a member of Mensa. The daughter of a Chicago house painter, she married Ray Auel at 18, in 1954 , and had five kids by the time she was 25. She took an active roll in the two-income family, working her way from secretary to electronics technician to bank credit manager. In 1976 she completed her MBA. The following year she became obsessed with her research and writing of the cave-people, beginning her writing career at the age of 40.

By the time her first two books exploded into the literary scene, holding the No. 1 spot on the best-seller lists for 18 weeks, she built a great house on the Oregon coast.

With her husband as her business manager, Auel has become a veteran of the lecture circuit, doing book tours and promo exhibits, a plump, rosy matriarch of her own clan.

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  • Relationship : Marriage 1954 (Ray Auel)
  • Social : End a program of study 1976 (Completed MBA certification)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1980 (First book "Clan of the Cave Bear")

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from the Wilsons


  • Traits : Body : Size (Plump)
  • Traits : Mind : I.Q. high/ Mensa level (Mensa member)
  • Traits : Personality : Night Owl (Writes at night, gets up at 2:00 PM)
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Second of five)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (From 1954)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One, lasting)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier (MBA degree)
  • Vocation : Business : Clerical/ Secretarial (Secretary)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction ("Clan of the Cave Bear" series)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Imagination (Skillful writer)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Best-seller)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection