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Diane leads a discussion of this provocative 1954 classic about a group of schoolboys marooned on a tropical island without adult supervision.
- Jackson Bryer professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)
- Helen Free English teacher at Gonzaga College High School
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
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