This is a novel of identity, loss and the lingering effects of war. Michael does not remember his father, who died in a Spitfire over the English Channel. And his mother, heartbroken and passionate, does not like to talk about him. But then Michael's aunt gives him a medal and a photograph, which begin to reveal a hidden story. A story of love, loss and secrets. A story that will change everything - and reveal to Michael who he really is.
Fatherless families -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Juvenile fiction.