Betrayed by his farmer, a young farmhand is conscripted into Napoleon's Grande Armée and joins an ill-fated march to conquer Moscow. He becomes the personal servant of a young aristocrat, a life-transforming experience for both of them.
- Fiction, Historical Fiction
- Mildred L. Batchelder Award 2006 (Medal Winner)
- Age: Older
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780439627719