|About the Book|
The Golden Locket is a true romance . a love story between a girl, her life, and those who populated it.Through two world wars, recession, sacrifice, and days of boundless joy, she told her tales. Story-telling was a talent and a passion.But oneMoreThe Golden Locket is a true romance . a love story between a girl, her life, and those who populated it.Through two world wars, recession, sacrifice, and days of boundless joy, she told her tales. Story-telling was a talent and a passion.But one story - the best she knew - she kept till last. You are holding it in your hands.Dorothy Kathleen Kirby made a promise to herself, her family, and generations unborn, that she would complete her story in her lifetime. She kept that promise and quietly passed away on the very day her script was completed.Those who were lucky enough to have known Dorothy will see her brought back to life in these pages. Others will soon feel that they know her by reading her words and will be enriched and delighted to have made a new friend.You see, Dorothys book is a bequest, and the simple significance of the little golden locket that she treasured all her long, long life is her legacy to each of us. It is a priceless, invisible key that opens the locket to reveal everything she held dear - love, decency, security, things of far greater value than mere gold.This new edition of The Golden Locket - double the length of the first - introduces new detail to Dorothys post-Edwardian childhood days and now also describes the new mysteries, fears, disappointments and joys that were her travelling companions on her journey into womanhood . and marriage.