Meet Anne E. Tazewell, author of “A Good Spy Leaves No Trace,” at Wonderland Book Club
co-sponsored by the NC Writers’ Network
Location: Quail Ridge Books
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd · Raleigh, NC
Friday, April 21, 2023
Time: 10:15 a.m. to noon (Quail Ridge Books opens at 10 AM)
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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ABOUT THE BOOK: A GOOD SPY LEAVES NO TRACE
Part ghost story, part secret political history, part call to action, and part family memoir. “A Good Spy Leaves No Trace” is an investigation of loss, love, oil, and the alternatives, a story both personal and political. At its heart, Anne Tazewell’s work is a multigenerational account of her family. “A Good Spy Leaves No Trace” tackles deep political issues, including sustainable living, greed, and the temptation to gain power.
Anne Tazewell’s memoir combines history with present-day events to accentuate the influence of the past in the present and highlight the guilt that comes with unresolved communication and childhood trauma. The book beautifully narrates the incidents of Anne’s life, revealing raw emotions, honest truths, and complex dilemmas. The intriguing style of storytelling takes the reader along an emotional journey, enabling them to reminisce about their own childhood and relationships.
“A Good Spy Leaves No Trace” pays homage to James M Eichelberger, a father, writer, philosopher, and CIA agent. The story highlights the conflicting emotions that Anne had about her father while showcasing her journey of finding forgiveness. In its essence, A Good Spy Leaves No Trace is a compelling account of the use of a family’s alchemical power to find forgiveness and heal.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: ANNE E. TAZEWELL
In addition to being an author, Anne E. Tazewell is an award-winning advocate for the environment. For over three decades, she championed alternative fuels, energy efficiency and waste reduction initiatives. Prior to her retirement in 2021, she served as a clean energy expert at NC State University where she received grants totaling over fifteen million dollars for her work. Anne has also been a vegetarian restaurant owner in Norfolk, VA, as well as a chef and textile artist in Key West, FL. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College and lives in Carrboro, NC. A Good Spy Leaves No Trace is Anne’s first full-length book. For more information, visit www.annetazewell.com.