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Montauk

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Five years after he graduated from college, a twenty-seven year old editor at a pretentious New York magazine comes to the realization that he is disillusioned with his life. By taking an unintended chance, he escapes his daily routine for an alcohol-soaked weekend in Montauk, Long Island.

As an approaching late season tropical storm engulfs the seaside resort town, he con
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Kindle Edition, 81 pages
Published October 21st 2012 by Vagabondage Press LLC
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“You don’t have to go far to be in a different world.”

A just-fired 27 year-old editor makes this observation after taking a spontaneous trip from Manhattan to Montauk, a seaside hamlet on the tip of Long Island’s South Fork. While the nameless narrator does manage to replace the concrete jungle with ocean beaches, he isn’t able to shake the malaise of his quarter-life crises. In fact, Montauk’s off-season solitude only serves to feed his own sense of loneliness.

In the doldrums since graduating
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