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Author Rodman, Liza, author.

Title The babysitter : my summers with a serial killer / Liza Rodman and Jennifer Jordan.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Atria Books, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Costa,A ROD    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Costa,A ROD    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Description 341 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Growing up on Cape Cod in the 1960s, Liza Rodman was a lonely little girl. During the summers, while her mother worked days in a local motel and danced most nights in the Provincetown bars, her babysitter-the kind, handsome handyman at the motel where her mother worked-took her and her sister on adventures in his truck. He bought them popsicles and together, they visited his "secret garden" in the Truro woods. To Liza, he was one of the few kind and understanding adults in her life. Everyone thought he was just a "great guy." But there was one thing she didn't know; their babysitter was a serial killer. Some of his victims were buried-in pieces-right there, in his garden in the woods. Though Tony Costa's gruesome case made screaming headlines in 1969 and beyond, Liza never made the connection between her friendly babysitter and the infamous killer of numerous women, including four in Massachusetts, until decades later. Haunted by nightmares and horrified by what she learned, Liza became obsessed with the case. Now, she and cowriter Jennifer Jordan reveal the chilling and unforgettable true story of a charming but brutal psychopath through the eyes of a young girl who once called him her friend"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Costa, Antone Charles, 1944-1974.
Rodman, Liza.
Serial murderers -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown -- Biography.
Serial murders -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown.
Genre/Form Biographies.
True crime stories.
Added Author Jordan, Jennifer, author.
ISBN 9781982129477 (hardcover)
1982129476 (hardcover)

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