William Corbett

Corbett, who has taught at Harvard and MIT, came to San Diego to find out about his father and wrote about it for the Reader.

Articles by William Corbett

Abandoning his family, Dad ends up at Rees-Steely, married to Vietnamese woman in East San Diego

Where my father's trail ends

I flew to San Diego two weeks before Halloween. A perfect time, I thought, to pursue the ghost of my father. I had neither seen nor heard from the old man since 1965, but I ...