Table of Contents
   
   The Patriotic Pianistp. 7
   FYInfo: Brief History of Polandp. 11
   
   Growing Up Happyp. 13
   FYInfo: Mexico's "Fourth of July"p. 19
   
   On to Parisp. 21
   FYInfo: Clara Schumannp. 27
   
   George Sandp. 29
   FYInfo: Women Take Pen Namesp. 35
   
   Alonep. 37
   FYInfo: The Forty-Ninersp. 41
   Selected Worksp. 42
   Chronologyp. 42
   Timeline in Historyp. 43
   Chapter Notesp. 44
   Glossaryp. 45
   Further Readingp. 46
   Works Consultedp. 46
   Indexp. 48