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Finding Lost : The Unofficial Guide - Nikki Stafford

Finding Lost

The Unofficial Guide

Paperback Published: 1st September 2006
ISBN: 9781550227437
Number Of Pages: 250

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The first book in the critically acclaimed, best selling Finding Lost series brings you an analysis of seasons 1 and 2 in one volume. If you're feeling as lost as the castaways on the show, Finding Lost is the crucial companion guide to help you unravel the mysteries of the island. This is the only book that offers an episode-by-episode guide to the first two seasons of Lost, following the developments of the characters, the plots, and the various connections fans must make to keep up. Finding Lost includes:

• An in-depth look at every episode, with highlights, music, and nitpicks outlined at the end of each one

• Chapters on the real John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau (and how they compare to the fictional ones), fan conspiracy theories, the blast door map, the Dharma symbol, and B.F. Skinner

• Sidebars chronicling fun trivia such as Sawyer's nicknames for people; what Hurley's numbers could mean; Vincent's mysterious appearances and disappearances; the redemption of the characters

• Bios for all of the major actors on the show

• Summaries of the show’s literary references, including Lord of the Flies, The Third Policeman, Our Mutual Friend, Watership Down, and many more

• Photos of the filming locations in Hawaii, including a detailed map of how to conduct your own tour when in Oahu

Full of exclusive photos and enough background to put you leagues ahead of other viewers, this book will finally help you "find" Lost.

"If you're a fan of the popular TV show "Lost," you can't be without this unofficial guide." --"California Bookwatch"
"Stafford brings the symbolism, themes, and mythology to the forefront, so that casual viewers and devoted fans have a better understanding of what is happening in each episode." --About.com
"Stafford has a gift for writing about television and this book is an interesting read and definitely a must for any "Lost" fan." --The Medium Online
"If you're a fan of the popular TV show "Lost", you can't be without this unofficial guide." --"California Bookwatch"
"A engaging and unpretentious writer with a real passion for her subject matter. She deftly deconstructs each episode in season five, providing insightful commentary . . . Stafford's observations permit a deeper appreciation of this drama and the influences that have helped to shape the show." --"Scene Magazine"

Acknowledgmentsp. v
Introduction: How Not to Get Lostp. vii
"This is a Waste of Time": The Story of Lostp. 1
September 2004-May 2005
Pilot, Part 1p. 9
Pilot, Part 2p. 15
Matthew Fox (Jack Shephard)p. 19
Tabula Rasa (Kate)p. 21
Evangeline Lilly (Kate Austen)p. 24
Walkabout (Locke)p. 27
John Locke (1632-1704)p. 30
White Rabbit (Jack)p. 33
Lord of the Fliesp. 37
House of the Rising Sun (Sun)p. 40
Yunjin Kim (Sun Kwon)p. 43
The Moth (Charlie)p. 45
Dominic Monaghan (Charlie Pace)p. 49
Confidence Man (Sawyer)p. 51
Watership Downp. 55
Solitary (Sayid)p. 57
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)p. 62
Raised By Another (Claire)p. 64
Emilie de Ravin (Claire Littleton)p. 68
All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues (Jack)p. 70
Whatever the Case May Be (Kate)p. 75
I've Got a Theory, Season 1p. 80
Hearts and Minds (Boone)p. 81
Ian Somerhalder (Boone Carlyle)p. 86
Special (Walt and Michael)p. 87
Malcolm David Kelley (Walt Lloyd)p. 91
Green Lantern and Flash: Faster Friends, Part 1p. 93
Homecoming (Charlie)p. 94
Heart of Darknessp. 99
Outlaws (Sawyer)p. 101
Josh Holloway (Sawyer)p. 105
...In Translation (Jin)p. 107
Daniel Dae Kim (Jin Kwon)p. 111
Numbers (Hurley)p. 113
Deus Ex Machina (Locke)p. 119
Terry O'Quinn (John Locke)p. 124
Do No Harm (Jack)p. 126
The Greater Good (Sayid)p. 132
Naveen Andrews (Sayid Jarrah)p. 135
Born to Run (Kate)p. 138
A Wrinkle in Timep. 142
Exodus, Part 1p. 144
Exodus, Part 2p. 150
Hello to New Faces, Good-bye to Old: Season 2p. 159
September 2005-May 2006
Man of Science, Man of Faith (Jack)p. 163
Adrift (Michael)p. 171
Harold Perrineau (Michael Dawson)p. 175
Orientation (Locke)p. 178
Turn of the Screwp. 184
Rats in a Cage: B.F. Skinnerp. 187
Everybody Hates Hugo (Hurley)p. 189
Jorge Garcia (Hugo "Hurley" Reyes)p. 194
The I-Ching and the Dharma Symbolp. 195
...And Found (Sun and Jin)p. 197
The Third Policemanp. 200
Abandoned (Shannon)p. 205
Maggie Grace (Shannon Rutherford)p. 210
The Other 48 Days (Tailies)p. 212
Collision (Ana Lucia)p. 218
Michelle Rodriguez (Ana Lucia Cortez)p. 223
What Kate Did (Kate)p. 225
The 23rd Psalm (Eko)p. 230
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Eko)p. 233
Eko's Jesus Stickp. 235
The Hunting Party (Jack)p. 237
Fire + Water (Charlie)p. 242
I've Got a Theory, Season 2p. 248
The Long Con (Sawyer)p. 250
"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"p. 254
One of Them (Sayid)p. 256
Maternity Leave (Claire)p. 259
The Whole Truth (Sun)p. 266
The Brothers Karamazovp. 270
Lockdown (Locke)p. 276
The Blast Door Mapp. 281
Dave (Hurley)p. 283
Cynthia Watros (Libby)p. 288
S.O.S. (Rose and Bernard)p. 290
L. Scott Caldwell (Rose)p. 295
Sam Anderson (Bernard)p. 295
Two for the Road (Ana Lucia)p. 296
Bad Twinp. 302
? (Eko)p. 305
1984p. 313
Three Minutes (Michael)p. 315
Live Together, Die Alone (Desmond)p. 322
Ian Henry Cusick (Desmond David Hume)p. 338
Our Mutual Friendp. 339
"The Greatest Finale I Have Ever Heard": The End of Season 2p. 345
It's a Small World After Allp. 348
Lost...On the Webp. 350
Get Lost: A Guide to Oahu and the Lost Filming Locationsp. 354
Sourcesp. 365
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ISBN: 9781550227437
ISBN-10: 1550227432
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 1st September 2006
Publisher: ECW Press,Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.77

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