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Earl's Blue Plate Special by Mary Ann Waters

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It’s 1955 and Earl’s 24 Hr. Breakfast Bar and Grill on the corner of Water and Main Streets is going strong. On the menu is a full plate for Mayor Chester A. Chester. There’s a National Alert coming up, with the whole country under imaginary nuclear attack; there’s a smooth-talking salesman touting Sav-All Fallout Shelters, and a frustrated widow searching for Communists in the village library. Add to the mix a canny farmer, a lascivious lawyer and an ambitious blonde, and Chester is a busy man…