A gift of quiet introspection this poetic memoir traces through three generations the mystery of a profound emotional breakdown in the author's twenties. Written as fiction Legacy of Shadows is a beautiful and deeply moving tapestry of crisis and connection forgiveness and healing.
Lillian Moats is a writer artist and filmmaker living near Chicago. She earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Master's degree from the University of Wisconsin. Hope a Myth Reawakened is Moats' 5th book . She was privileged to have the late historian and world-renowned peace and justice activist Howard Zinn write the foreword for her previous book The Letter from Death. Moats' first book The Gate of Dreams was selected for the South Carolina Junior Book Award List. Film awards (with JP Somersaulter) include: Special Jury Award Chicago International Children's Film Festival for their body of work more than forty other national and international film festival showings including 6 Cine Gold Eagle awards and 5 awards from the Chicago International Film Festival all for art films.