Please join us in offering Cathy R. Payne a hearty congratulations for her most recent award! Payne’s book, Saving the Guinea Hogs, was awarded the Silver Medal in the Non-Fiction – Animals category of its 2019 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest.
The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to New York Times bestsellers and celebrities. It is one of the largest book review and award contest sites online, and fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating).
From the reviewer’s critique:
“If you’re interested in the history of American farming and hog breeds in general or preserving heritage hog breeds from extinction in particular, Saving the Guinea Hogs: The Recovery of an American Homestead Breed” by Cathy R. Payne is for you.
“I found it to be an utterly readable, well-organized, very comprehensive, and informative presentation on a topic about which I knew almost nothing but found fascinating. Too many plant and animal varieties have already been lost to the American continent. Once common on family farms, especially in souther United States, the Guinea Hog was almost lost to the modern agribusiness emphasis on larger breeds that can be taken to market quickly.”
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