In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero

In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero

Otto Penzler, Ace Atkins, Reed Farrel Coleman, Brendan DuBois, Parnell Hall


**2013 Edgar Awards nominee in Critical/Biographical**
**2013 Anthony Award nominee in top serious Nonfiction**

Join award-winning secret editor Otto Penzler and a major lineup of poser writers as they pass in pursuit of Spenser and the guy who created him, Robert B. Parker. those are the writers who knew Parker top professionally and in my view, sharing stories of the guy, reflections on his influence at the style, and insights into what makes Spenser so beloved.

Ace Atkins, the writer selected to absorb Parker’s pen and proceed the Spenser sequence, relates the formative impression Spenser had on him as a tender guy; connoisseur prepare dinner Lyndsay Faye describes the pleasures of Spenser’s dinner desk; Lawrence Block explains the irresistibility of Parker’s literary voice; and extra. In Pursuit of Spenser will pay tribute to Spenser, and Parker, with affection, humor, and a deep appreciation for what either have left behind.

**Includes a reprinted piece on Spenser from Robert B. Parker

Contributors:

Ace Atkins
Lawrence Block
Reed Farrel Coleman
Max Allan Collins
Matthew Clemens
Brendan DuBois
Loren D. Estleman
Lyndsay Faye
Ed Gorman
Parnell Hall
Jeremiah Healy
Dennis Lehane
Gary Phillips
S.J. Rozan

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