Despite its publication date, the beach read label does not define John Glynn’s debut. Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer refashions the epic summer tale, dosed with lyrical brawn, grace, and ingenuity ... chronicles one man’s coming out. Equally important, this memoir surveys one man’s maturation ... beautiful, radical honesty ... personifies summer magic ... Summer or not, sharing a cool pop with John Glynn’s remarkable Out East will nudge you to believe in believing once again.
... a razor-sharp account of his time as a 27-year-old suffering from crippling loneliness as he spends the Summer in a beach house at the end of the world. Prepare to feel overwhelmed with emotion and the need to start a John Glynn fan club.
Sun-soaked and brimming with youth, Glynn’s debut memoir chronicles a life-changing summer spent in a Montauk share house. With honesty, heart, and generosity, the memoir explores friendship, first love, and identity.