6 Oct 2006
A Review of Legacy by Joanne Poyourow.
A couple of weeks ago I asked if anyone out there in **Transition Culture**-land would like to review Joanne Poyourow’s book Legacy which she very kindly sent me to review. With the pile of books next to my bed in danger of causing serious injury should it topple over during the night, I decided to delegate, and Robert Morgan of The Green College nobly took up the baton. The book attempts to tell the story of the transition from the present to a sustainable society, something I have long argued to be a powerful tool, helping people to imagine how that journey might be. Unfortunately our guest reviewer Robert Morgan was somewhat underwhelmed… here is his review.
**Legacy: A Story of Hope for a Time of Environmental Crisis by Joanne Poyourow. Reviewed by Robert Morgan.**
Legacy sets out to chronicle the campaigns of Tia Chandler and her husband-to-be Ari Damek, as they tussle with government, big-business and public apathy in the fight against global warming. The book opens with a distant descendent reading a letter written by Tia’s mother Cassandra, an environmental campaigner herself who has come to the conclusion that the human race has little future in the face of global climate change. “Ah, but someone was listening