What is the area of the region in the coordinate plane defined by

$$|| x|-1|+|| y|-1| \leq 1 ?$$

**Answer Choices**

A. 2

B. 8

C. 4

D. 15

E. 12

What is the area of the region in the coordinate plane defined by

$$|| x|-1|+|| y|-1| \leq 1 ?$$

**Answer Choices**

A. 2

B. 8

C. 4

D. 15

E. 12