Journeying Through Limitless Possibilities
Author-Physician shows different paths one could unknowingly or unwillingly take
Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz was raised an explorer of the infinite possibilities he can take on in life. Encouraged by his parents to seek his passion, he spent the first twenty years of his life exploring the arts—from theater and music to painting and writing—and towards the end of his college years, he discovered his passion for the sciences, leading to his journey to the medical field. As several possibilities lead to multiple perspectives, the innate writer in Allan-Blitz was intrigued by the challenge of writing a story from several first-person perspectives.
Until We Are Lost tells a story of a decaying world through five perspectives from different periods. The book pictures two extremes of human potential—tenderness and care in the face of tragedy and selfish self-preservation—through the multi-perspective narrative. The story is about what it is in life that can turn a man towards either of those extremes.
“My hope is that the story serves as an example for some people as to the vast array of lives that are possible, and of the tiny fragment of control we have in shaping those lives,” Allan-Blitz said.
Allan-Blitz believes that this book would be an enjoyable read for those who reflect on their place in life and those who are “unconvinced by either the belief that we control our destiny or the belief that we are powerless in the face of it, and [want] to understand in what ways our control and our lack of control interact to shape a collective future.”
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Until We Are Lost
By: Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz
Paperback | ISBN-10 : 0999645188
ISBN-13 : 978-0999645185
Kindle | ASIN : B087GVNSLQ
Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz is currently a resident physician in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. He graduated from New York University with an interdisciplinary degree in Happiness and earned his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine, at UCLA. A writer his entire life, he has written over twenty short stories and three novels. Until We Are Lost (Adelaide Books, 2019) is his first published novel.
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