Let Me Tell A Story: A Mix of Short Fiction and Memoir

Let Me Tell A Story: A Mix of Short Fiction and Memoir

by Paul Betit


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990897163
Publisher: BeeMan Books
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

A former Maine newspaperman, Betit is the author of three military crime novels featuring U.S. Army CID investigator John Murphy.
Prior to publishing Let Me Tell A Story in November 2016, Betit had published Phu Bai, Kagnew Station and The Man In the Canal. Those books are set in South Vietnam in 1967, Ethiopia in 1968 and in Sweden in 1971.
A native of Augusta, Maine, Betit worked as a general assignment reporter and then as a sportswriter for nearly 39 years, including stints with the Kennebec Journal (1974-85) in Augusta and the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram (1985-2013). In 1991 and 1996, he received awards from the Maine Press Association for sports feature writing. He continues to cover high school, college and pro sports on a free-lance basis.
Betit is a 1975 graduate of the University of Maine, where he earned a B.A. degree in Journalism. Before that, he worked as an account executive for radio stations in Gardiner and Portland, Maine, while attending the University of Maine at Augusta on a part-time basis.
Following his graduation from Cony High School (1965) in Augusta, Betit served as an intelligence analyst for the United States Army Security Agency. He earned Letters of Commendation for his work while serving lengthy tours in South Vietnam (1966-67) and Ethiopia (1967-69).
Betit lives in Brunswick, Maine, with his wife, Debbie. They have two sons.
His interests include bridge, golf, reading, writing, conversing with all sorts of people about all sorts of subjects, and, most importantly, spending time with his family.

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