Pointless Pursuit: My Year of Picaresque Personal Ads

A petty act of revenge in the form of a droll personal ad generated appreciative fan mail, turning the author's head and leading to this, a year-long project of writing & posting witty story-style "personals" on Cragislist. This genre-breaking parody mixes fiction & historical trivia to surrealist proportions, creating a melange readers have called byzantine, slapstick, and ridiculously obscure. More

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About C. W. Shain

The author lives within a stone's throw of Boston, MA, with the love of his life, a ceaselessly demanding and abusive mackerel cat, and 4,000 history books. When not teaching, he dreams of going back in time to buy Coca-Cola stock and making love to long-dead actresses. He can often be found driving about in an old British convertible, collecting autographs of deceased kings, and attempting to reignite long-forgotten wars online.

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