More than just the person who inspired the acclaimed podcast S-Town from Serial and This American Life, John B. McLemore was a highlight accomplished clockmaker who in his lifetime restored fine clocks back to their full splendor. He was particular about the way that he worked and carefully replicated historical methodologies to ensure an authentic treatment of the diverse timepieces that he worked on.
This book showcases McLemore's meticulous approach to horology and to other aspects of his life, including his hedge maze and gardens. Authors Philip Morris and William Tatum provide insight into the craftsmanship and vision of a man who was a most intriguing and talented resident of S-Town.
"S-Town Exquisite Clocks and the exhibit of McLemore's workmanship at the National Watch & Clock Museum provide an inspiring representation of one man's passion for preserving horological history for the next generation." –Rory McEvoy, Executive Director, National Assoication of Watch & Clock Collectors