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Sag Harbor Summary
Colson Whitehead

Everything you need to understand or teach Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead.

  • Sag Harbor Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Sag Harbor Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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  • ...and more

Sag Harbor Summary

Plot Summary

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.

Benji and his brother are in the car before dawn, driving down to their summer house at Sag Harbor. Life in New York is so much different from life at Sag Harbor that the boys are looking forward to the freedom and excitement that comes with being on the beach with kids with whom...

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