The Kin of Ata Are Waiting for You

The Kin of Ata Are Waiting for You

By Dorothy Bryant

Random House, Paperback, 9780679778431, 224pp.

Publication Date: March 1997


art love story, part utopian fantasy, part spiritual fable, The Kin of Ata Are Waiting for You is "a beautiful, symbolic journey of the soul" (Berkeley Monthly). Into the world of the Ata comes a desperate man, running from a fast life of fame and fortune, drugs and crime. He is led by the kin of Ata on a spiritual journey that, sooner or later, we all must take.

About the Author
Dorothy Bryant draws on her family history in Montana, on her lifetime of living and writing in the Bay Area, and on meticulously researched history. With characteristic irony, compassion and honesty, she weaves these elements into another of her unrelenting accounts of good intentions, high hopes, mixed motives, unpredictable consequences, and lessons learned or denied.