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John Warley in Conversation with Scott Graber

Pat Conroy Literary Center
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Join Pat Conroy's Citadel Class of 1967 classmates John Warley and Scott Graber as they discuss John's newly published modern history of the Citadel—Stand Forever, Yielding Never—commemorating the famed military college's 175th anniversary. Held in MacLean Hall at Beaufort's Technical College of the Lowcountry campus, this event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale and autographing.

“My late husband, Pat Conroy, ’67, would be rightfully proud of his classmate, John Warley, and his skillfully written book of modern Citadel history, which details through well-documented research the progress that Pat believed was so essential to the school’s future and prosperity.”— Cassandra King Conroy

“A must read for Citadel Alumni. John Warley’s compelling work Stand Forever, Yielding Never tells the story of The Citadel’s past half-century of success through the eyes of its presidents. The book was thoroughly researched using The Citadel archives and personal interviews with past presidents, college and Citadel Foundation officials, Bulldog supporters, faculty and cadets.”— W. Michael Steele, LTG, U.S. Army (Ret.), The Citadel, 1967

About the author: John Warley is a graduate of The Citadel and the University of Virginia School of Law. He is the author of three novels, most recently A Southern Girl, the first book published by Pat Conroy's Story River Books. 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. He lives and writes in Beaufort, South Carolina.

About the interviewer: Attorney Scott Graber lives and writes in Beaufort, SC, with his wife, the artist Susan Graber. He is the author of the novels Malachi and Ten Days in Brazzaville.