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Young, Black and Living In The Hamptons

May 6, 2009 (Tell Me More)

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Author Colson Whitehead's latest novel, Sag Harbor is a coming-of-age tale about a group of friends spending a 1980s summer in a predominantly black enclave in the Hamptons.

Whitehead talks about his fourth book, which has already received a string of positive reviews. He also shares his summer reading list and suggests the next writer for the new Tell Me More summer reading series.

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Note: This interview contains language that may be offensive to some audiences.

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