HENRY: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America

Katrina Shawver signing books

“I’ve read dozens of memoirs of people who survived the camps, and Katrina Shawver’s book is among the best.”–John Guzlowski, author of Echoes of Tattered Tongues: Memory Unfolded, winner of the Eric Hoffer/Montaigne Award

“Everyone who reads Henry becomes a witness.”Jack Mayer, author of Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project and Before the Court of Heaven

GoodReads Giveaway December 2019Customer Appreciation! I am giving away five signed copies. Giveaway runs through December 31, 2019.

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The Czech edition of HENRY is here!

Katrina holding the Czech edition and the Polish Edition of HenryThe Czech edition of HENRY: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America is here! I found out just after I received a copy of the Polish edition. I waited to announce it until I got my own copy in my hands. The book is gorgeous, the fanciest one yet. It is a hardcover, with dust jacket,in a  slightly smaller size. The red letters HENRY on the cover are embossed. Yes, I am now published in three languages, in three countries. Help me raise a toast to Henry and Nancy Zguda. Cheers! Na zdrowie!

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