Searching for Bear Eyes is a mystery novel narrated by the enigmatic X. Wenn, Yellowstone Park's Chief Criminal Investigator. A gifted tracker of bear and man, it's up to him to piece together the story of what may be a mauling by Wild Eye, one of the park's most fabled grizzlies, or a perfect murder. As X. inches toward a reality that he cannot accept, slivers of his own past come to the surfacelost love, shadows of an abusive childhood, estrangement from his son. He assembles the evidence with meticulous precision, but can we trust him to face the truth?
Set against the Edenic beauty and pure logic of Yellowstone's "Green World," Searching for Bear Eyes explores the evolutionary psychology of human love.