PARIS – “Yeh Yeh’s House” is the 2007 One Book One Community selection for the Oxford Hills Reads. It is a memoir by Chinese-American Evelina Chao, who recounts her travel to China in 1987 in the company of her mother.

Chao experiences for herself the country she has learned about largely through letters from her grandfather, Yeh Yeh. While visiting her parents’ families in China, Chao is taken back to her Chinese roots.

Oxford Hills residents will discuss the various themes in “Yeh Yeh’s House.” Discussion groups are planned throughout March, and all are open to the public. Books are available for $5 at participating libraries. The following is a list of the scheduled books discussions with locations, dates and times:

Bolsters Mills Village Library, Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m.

Otisfield Town Office, Monday, March 12, at 7 p.m.

Paris Public Library, Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m.

Harrison Village Library, Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m.

West Paris Public Library, Saturday, March 24, at 10 a.m.

Waterford Library, Wednesday, March 28, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Norway Memorial Library, Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m.

There will be a half-hour telephone interview with the author at 6 p.m. Monday, March 12, at the Norway Memorial Library. It will be open to the public, and those who have a question for Chao should submit them in advance at a participating library.

For more information about this year’s book selection and programs, visit the Oxford Hills Reads blog at http://www.oxfordhillsreads.blogspot.com.


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