New York : Ballantine Books, c2010.
x, 318 p. ; 25 cm.
Deemed an illegitimate child by her royal Polish family, Amandine is abandoned as a baby at a French convent. As she grows, Amandine struggles to accept her orphaned state. She longs to put together the missing pieces of her identity, but as WWII engulfs Europe, her time to find answers may be running short.
1931-39 : Montpellier -- May-June 1940 : Krakow, Paris -- June 1940 : Montpellier -- June 1940-April 1941 : journey through France -- April-July 1941 : letters from Andzelika to Janusz -- May 1941 : the same village in Bourgogne -- May 1941-November 1945 : Val-d'Oise -- November 1945 : on a train in Paris.