Audio: Larry Hall reads his famous Christmas short story, ‘The Ledge’ (Bowdoin Magazine)

Lawrence Sargent Hall '36

An event in the waters off of Harpswell neck, not far from where English professor Lawrence Sargent Hall ’36 lived on Orr’s Island, inspires his O. Henry Award-winning short story, “The Ledge,” which is set on Christmas day.

Listen to Hall read “The Ledge,” recorded in 1959.