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Lost's Buried Treasures is a book by Lynnette Porter, David Lavery, and Hillary Robson. The book is an examination of recurring topics and themes such as geography, fan theories, music, and electromagnetism. The authors provide an extensive guide to the clues and secrets of the show, detailing the connections between the secrets and anticipating what they will mean for the Lost's ultimate mystery. The edition described here covers seasons 1 through 3.


  • Geographical clues
  • Exploring electromagnetism
  • New and old theories
  • References: music, books on the Island, ancestor texts, movies and TV
  • "The science, pseudo-science and social science of Lost"
  • Locations
  • Online resources
  • Top 10 lists


Lynnette Porter, an associate professor in humanities at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, is a contributor at The LOST Wikia.(Unlocking the Meaning of Lost, 2nd ed., p. 249) David Lavery is the author of nine books, including studies of Lost, Twin Peaks, The X-Files, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Hilary Robson is an independent scholar and author, and a contributor to recent books on Alias and Lost.

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