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A searing, poignant, darkly comic novel set on Cape Cod by the author of the bestselling true crime story Invisible Eden.Young Alden Warrens husband has vanished without a trace. Her daily routine--working for the National Park Service at the Cape Cod National Seashore, volunteering to take care of a cantankerous old activist she met through Meals on Wheels, monitoring bird migration counts, and applying for a foster baby--provides many distractions and obstacles, but shes got bigger troubles as Miss Bride Interrupted. Alden is avidly courted but holds out emotionally--until Lux Davis, a handsome landscape worker and her husbands undetected killer, tracks her down. Lux is smitten with Alden, but his immediate problem, unknown to her, is how to dispose of the body. Lux and Alden bond strongly in the face of their mutual demons, past and current, creating a charged and magical love story. In the meantime, his secret is on the verge of being discovered as the law closes in behind him.Maria Flook finds valiant people within the working-class population of an off-season resort community. Although unsteady and disenfranchised, her characters emerge intact, buoyed by their love for one another and for the natural world, and portrayed by Flook with her signature mixture of high poetic seriousness and a ribald, picaresque sensibility (The New Yorker).Maria Flooks Invisible Eden (Broadway, 2003), a literary investigation of fashion writer and single mother Christa Worthingtons unsolved murder on Cape Cod, was a 2003 New York Times bestseller with over 75,000 copies sold.Maria Flook is the author of My Sister Life: The Story of My Sisters Disappearance (Broadway, 1999), which inspired Annie Proulx to call her one of the most powerful writers at work today.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: Lux: A Novel
Author(s): Maria Flook
ISBN: 0-316-00092-2 / 978-0-316-00092-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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Paperback Editions

December 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Lux: A Novel
Author(s): Maria Flook
ISBN: 0-316-01069-3 / 978-0-316-01069-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Lux: A Novel
Author(s): Maria Flook
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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July 2007 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Lux: A Novel
Author(s): Maria Flook
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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