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Author Katrina Shawver Wins First Place Category Chanticleer Intl Book Awards

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PHOENIX - s4story -- VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – MORE AWARDS FOR AUTHOR KATRINA SHAWVER. Author Katrina Shawver continues to garner awards for her award-winning book HENRY: A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America (Köehler Books, November 2017).

The Chanticleer International Book Awards recently named  HENRY: A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America (Köehler Books, November 2017) a First Place Category Winner of the 2018 Journey Book Awards for Narrative Non-Fiction.

Additionally, Katrina Shawver is the recipient of the 2018 Polish Heritage award from the Polish American Congress of Arizona for "her contribution to the documentation of the suffering inflicted on Polish people during the Holocaust."

These awards are in addition to previous awards already received:
Arizona Authors Association – 2018 First Place for Published Nonfiction
2018 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award – Silver for Biography
2017 The Wishing Shelf Book Awards (UK) – Gold for Adult Non-Fiction

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2018 Reader Views Literary Awards – Winner in Four categories:
First Place Biography, First Place Regional, Best Nonfiction Book of the Year,
Best Regional Book of the Year
2018 Feathered Quill Book Award – Second Place for Historical
2017 Advice Books (Italy) – Voted Best of 2017

This incredible true story is both a witness to the Holocaust through Polish eyes and the story of how Henry Zguda, a Polish (Catholic) competitive swimmer, survives Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps by his wits, humor, luck, and friends.

Katrina Shawver is an experienced writer, blogger, speaker, and author. She spent fifteen years researching WWII, Poland, Auschwitz, and the Holocaust. She began her writing career more than twenty years ago by writing newspaper columns for the Arizona Republic.

For additional information, More about the book, including media kit, praise and book trailers is available at https://katrinashawver.com/

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