Chasing The Bear
Chasing the Bear: A Young Spenser Novel
Chasing The Bear
Robert B. Parker
For almost forty years, Robert B. Parker's inimitable private investigator Spenser has been solving cases and selling millions of books worldwide. Now, for the first time, see how it all began as the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master sheds light on Spenser's formative years spent with his father and two uncles out West. This is an event book for every fan of Spenser, and a revelation for teens about to discover an American icon.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Mystery

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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"Chasing the Bear" recalls the tale of a boy whose last name is Spenser. (His first name is never revealed) He grew up with his father and his two uncles. His mother died when he was only a baby and has been raised in an all-male household. The book mostly revolves around events that happened in Spenser's early high school years.

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