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Book Launch- Stand Forever, Yielding Never: Citadel in the 21st Century

Join us on Monday, April 23rd for the Stand Forever, Yielding Never official book launch. Author John Warley will be presenting a brief author talk and autographing books, which will be for sale at the event. This event is free to the public. To RSVP, call 843-723-9912 or email dreutter@charlestonlibrarysociety.org


On March 20, 1843, twenty young men from South Carolina assembled on Marion Square in Charleston to begin the educational experiment called The Citadel. In 2018, over 2300 cadets from all over the world, of varied race and gender, gathered to celebrate 175 years of tradition and excellence. This book explores that journey. 


John Warley is a graduate of The Citadel (class of 1967) and the University of Virginia School of Law. He is the author of three novels, the most recent being A Southern Girl. This was the first book published by Story River Books (Pat Conroy editor), an imprint of USC Press. He is the author of The Citadel War Memorial’s welcoming inscription and of “The Citadel at War,” a narrative history etched into the Memorial’s walls. John lives and writes in Beaufort, South Carolina.