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Moving the Detective Novel to the Suburbs.

Journalist and mystery writer Jon Katz. Katz is a media critic, . formerly for Rolling Stone and now for New York Magazine. First in Katz's "Death by Station Wagon" (Bantam) and now in his newly released "The Family Stalker" (Doubleday), soft boiled detective hero Kit Deleeuw cruises the streets of a fictional suburban community on crime-solving forays in his Volvo station wagon. Deleeuw lost his Wall Street job in the 80's. Now, he is a stay-at-home dad and neighborhood sleuth who has been described by NPR's Morning Edition as a "combination of Sam Spade and Mr. Mom." (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES AFTER ATC PROMO)

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Other segments from the episode on April 26, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 26, 1994: Interview with Ken Tucker, Maureen Corrigan, and David Bianculli; Interview with Jon Katz.

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