"Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead is a coming of age story set in 1985. In this novel, the narrator, Benji, is fifteen and spending the summer in his family's beach house on Sag Harbor. Benji is at an age at which he is still struggling to understand the person he is and the man he will one day be. This novel is a nostalgic story of one young man's search for an identity that is filled with colorful language and humor that will leave the reader laughing as they examine their own struggles with identity.""
Sag Harbor, published in 2009, is a novel about teenagers hanging out in Sag Harbor, Long Island during the summer of 1985. It was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.