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W&L’s Ball Writes Personal Memoir In “My San Francisco,” Gordon Ball, visiting associate professor of English, recounts experiences of his time spent in the city.

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Gordon Ball, visiting associate professor of English at Washington and Lee University, published a book in October 2020 titled “My San Francisco.”

In the book, Ball discusses when he first saw San Francisco as a small child. He also recounts Bay Area experiences from family furlough visits throughout the years, followed by hitchhiking there in the war-torn 1960s and embarking on a six-month stay a few years later, the culmination of a cross-country journey with poet Allen Ginsberg.

Learn more about the book and how to purchase it here.