RANGELEY – World War II through the eyes of a boy growing up in rural Maine will be the subject of a lecture by Maine author John Hodgkins at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, at the Wilhelm Reich Museum.

In his recent book, “A Soldier’s Son: An American Boyhood during World War II,” (Down East Books 2006), Hodgkins described his experiences as a young child whose father is drafted into the army and sent to Europe to fight in World War II. The memoir recounts what life was like on the home front of Temple, Maine, during the war, as well as his father’s memories of life on the front lines.

Linda Dexter of Ecopelagicon will be on hand and Hodgkins will sign books after the lecture.

Admission is $10 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are available at the museum office and bookstore and the Rangeley Chamber of Commerce. For additional information, call 864-3443 or e-mail [email protected]

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