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In The Cay, what is the description of the island?  

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The island that Timothy and Phillip spend most of the novel stranded on is a small, unnamed cay in an area of the Caribbean known as the "Devil's Mouth." Timothy knows about where they are, and he informs Phillip that their island is likely not in line with any widely used shipping lanes. This will make the possibility of rescue remote. That's unfortunate in and of itself, but the island isn't exactly a lush paradise booming with enough resources to make life easier. The cay is small. It is about a mile long and a half mile wide with beautiful...

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