Creator(s)

Deke Talbot

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Contributing Institution

Prince Memorial Library

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Anyone got my time? : a cross-section autobiography is the firsthand account of a running journalist who mixed humor, wisdom, crotchetiness, and occasional absurdity in his essays and rambling articles about running. William "Deke" Talbot, born June 27, 1949 and nicknamed “the Deacon,” was inducted into the Maine Running Hall of Fame in 2004. A seventh-generation Downeaster who grew up in East Machias, Maine, he lettered in cross-country at Mount Hermon in Massachusetts, and captained the Bowdoin College cross country team. He attended the University of Maine School of Law in Portland, where he was a regular on the Portland road-race circuit. He returned to Machias and entered his father’s law practice, and began to write articles for Maine Runner, Yankee Runner, and Maine Running. Talbot later turned to writing fiction with The Shoemaker’s Tale, the story of a mythical Downeast runner named Barney Beal that appeared in installments in Maine Running.

Exact Creation Date

12-2018

Language

English

Keywords

Runners; Running; Running Races

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