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    Abbott and Costello: Volume 2 by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

This volume contains episodes of Abbott and Costello from 1944 through 1946 and showcases some of their most comedic shows such as Lou Promises His Girlfriend a Job, Bud and Lou Are in a Play, and Lou's Christmas Party.

Year: 1944
Genre: Old Time Radio

    Collected Millar: The Dawn of Domestic Suspense by Margaret Millar

A grim locked room mystery doubles as brilliantly funny comedy; a nuanced portrait of a marriage rocked by paranoia and loneliness; an examination of a deeply flawed mother's psychology-and its deadly consequences; a chilling noir tale about the value--or lack thereof--of a human life. Humor, politics, chilling psychological insight and the outright macabre are all on display in these novels, which were formative both for the author and the generations of writers who followed her.

Year: 1944
Genre: Domestic SuspenseLocked Room

    Deadline at Dawn by Cornell Woolrich

“Bricky” and Quinn discover that they both come from the same town and the two quickly bond. They make a pact to leave together on the dawn bus after they have returned the money Quinn stole from the safe of a former client. However, on re-entering the man’s home, they discover he has been murdered. They have until dawn to track down the killer before the police are called and Quinn will be blamed for the crime.

Year: 1944
Genre: Noir FictionSuspense

    Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 1 by CBS Radio

Twelve Old Time Radio episodes from the 1944 and 1945 season of Inner Sanctum Mysteries.

Year: 1944

    Invasion Diary by Richard Tregaskis

The Allied invasions of Sicily and Italy in 1943 were bloody and pivotal, securing the Mediterranean, capitalizing on the overthrow of Mussolini, and pinning down German troops that could have been used on the Russian Front or in France after D-Day. The men who made the Allied victories in Sicily and Italy possible--soldiers and officers, bombardiers and drivers, doctors and generals--are honored and remembered in these pages by famed war correspondent Richard Tregaskis.

Year: 1944
Genre: WWII: Europe

    Rookie of the Year by John R. Tunis

The complex web of relationships that make up a major-league baseball team is the heart of this story about a rookie pitcher who becomes a threat to his team's chances for the pennant.

Year: 1944
Genre: Baseball




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1944Abbott and Costello: Volume 2 by Bud Abbott Old Time Radio, Abbott and Costello
1944Collected Millar: The Dawn of Domestic Suspense by Margaret Millar Domestic Suspense, Locked Room
1944Deadline at Dawn by Cornell Woolrich Noir Fiction, Suspense, New York City
1944Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 1 by CBS Radio
1944Invasion Diary by Richard Tregaskis WWII: Europe
1944Rookie of the Year by John R. Tunis Baseball, New York City





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