The Book Show #1783 - Joyce Carol Oates - Babysitter

September 20, 2022 00:27:27
The Book Show #1783 - Joyce Carol Oates - Babysitter
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The Book Show #1783 - Joyce Carol Oates - Babysitter

Sep 20 2022 | 00:27:27

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Show Notes

Legendary author Joyce Carol Oates’ latest book, "Babysitter" is an engrossing thriller, with a bit of true crime, set against a backdrop of child murders in the affluent suburbs of 1970s Detroit. Oates rooted the novel in the real, unsolved case of the “Babysitter Killer,” who struck in Oakland County, Michigan.

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