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Spy Daughter, Queer Girl’: East Bay-based author Leslie Absher talks coming out to CIA agent father

Mercury News: Stuart Miller
The Oakland-based writer recounts investigating her father’s life to come to terms with him and learn to live openly as her true self. 

Leslie Absher Writes about Growing up with a CIA Dad 

KALW Radio Morning Edition
Oakland author Leslie Absher reads from her new book, “Spy Daughter, Queer Girl.” It’s about what it was like to grow up with the CIA dad in a house of secrets.

My Father the Spy 

I was interviewed by a Greek newspaper this past summer. The piece came out on the front page of Kathimerini, an important news outlet in Greece.