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Essayettes of a 20th Century Man
REVISED and EXPANDED EDITION
Author Jac Chambliss
ISBN 978-0-9779189-6-6
Publisher Waldenhouse Publishers, Inc.
Description 6" x 9"; 288 pages; archival paper; perfect bound; $18.95
Availability April 2007
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For more than seventy years Jac Chambliss's columns have been published in: the Chattanooga News, the Chattanooga Times, the Chattanooga News-Free Press, and the Chattanooga Times-Free Press.
Friends suggested that he collect and publish some of these columns, and he put them together in approximately chronological order. The first was written in 1936. Some have never before been published.

Library of Congress Control Number 2996939455

Contents
To a Small Tailor
At the Symphony
October Prayers
Stephen Vincent Benet
Late Autumn
The Circus
Metamorphosis
– But Never Quite Forgotten
The Essence Of Nostalgia
New Orleans
Mountain Man
The Psalmist
Bell Buckle Spring
Kings Cross - Sydney
The Band Played On -
Brisbane
Getting the News
Wake Up, World T
he Woman Named Tomorrow
Indian Summer
The Middle Ages
The Green Years End
The Face of the Earth
Thanks and Courage
Memorial Day
Appreciation of Heroism
Charlie and the Mule
Note Written on a Rainy Night
Forests of the Night
Memorial – The Day After
The Obsequious Gentleman and the Babe
Of Dust and Heroes
The Pursuit of Significance
L’ Envoi
The Last of September
The Golden Spell
The Needle of Noon
Londonderry Air
The Shining Racer
Casey Jones and the Ghost
The Lonely Sea and the Sky
The Longest Day
Tall Ships Carry Tall Men
An Answer in the Schools?
Requiem to a Storyteller
The Sweetest Music This Side of Heaven
Friendships, Golden and Lasting
Thumbs and Gardens
The Icarus Complex
For Liberty Ships
D-Day – 40 Years Ago
In Memory of Robert Nathan
Restore the Spirit of Liberty
Other Men’s Flowers
Last of the Line
The Voice and a Christmas Fantasy
Memories of ‘The TAG’
The Dream Peddler
‘Arms and A Man’
Mr. Sam
Listen to the Mockingbird
The Fault of Strangeness
Tough Love: Discipline and the Modern World
Home: Mother, Father and a Sense of Security
Reading and the Gift of Imagination
Sounds of Music
The Train of Time
Treasure Memories of All Five Senses
Journalists, Too, Served a Key Role
During W W II
Times of Our Lives
Remembrance and Renaissance
Standing A-Tiptoe
Return to Intolerance
About the Author
 . . Jac Chambliss was born in 1910 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His father and both grandfathers were lawyers, as is he.
. . Educated at the stronglyclassical (Latin and Greek) Webb School of Bell Buckle, Tennessee, VMI, and Southwestern of Memphis (now Rhodes), he took his law degree at Cumberland University, in Lebanon, Tennessee, graduating in 1932, at age 21. A career trial lawyer, he is now semi-retired.
In World War II he was a gunnery officer in the Navy in the South Pacific.
. . He and his late wife, the former Bena McVea of Baton Rouge, have three children and eight grandchildren.
Jac has actively participated in the business, civic, and religious life of his community. He is an Episcopalian, a trustee of Webb School, a director and 2-time president of the YMCA, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Artsof London, where he has both lectured and chaired lectures.
. . His hobbies are many and varied: travel, sketching, color photography, writing both prose and poetry – and the discovery and exploration of people!
   
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