The Memoirs of Virginia Lord
Many people wonder how love was pursued in the 1930's. What were the courtship rituals like when young ladies still lived at home and kissing on the ... Show synopsis Many people wonder how love was pursued in the 1930's. What were the courtship rituals like when young ladies still lived at home and kissing on the first date was unheard of? What did they do when he went courting to her house and there was no TV, no internet, no cell phones, and no ipods. Where did a gentleman take a lady on a date and what was the proper behavior. This is a story about Virginia who not only is courted by men in the USA but is courted by Tom, an Englishman she meets while traveling abroad. The book begins with Virginia in the States, and while longing for something in her life she sets out with two girlfriends on a freighter to England for a vacation. Her adventure awakens the readers to the secrets of life and love back in the 1930's, not only in the States but in Europe as well. Not only does The Memoirs of Virginia Lord draw the reader into the enticing world of love in the 1930's, but it also enlightens them to the political climate of impending World War II and how it affects everyone's lives. Through it all, the realistic complications of Virginia living in Boston and Tom living in London creeps into their worlds and sets their destiny.