Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Andrea Mays ("The Millionaire and the Bard"):
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Description of Pictures: Andrea Mays: The Millionaire and the Bard:
Andrea Mays is the author of the forthcoming book "The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio." Like Henry Folger, she has been possessed by a lifelong obsession with Shakespeare and his times. Andrea spent much of her Manhattan girlhood holed up in the New York Public Library, listening to vinyl LP recordings of performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company. A graduate of Stuyvesant High School, she was not only a protégé of author Frank McCourt but also of his own mentor, the legendary New York City public school teacher R’Lene Dahlberg. Andrea has degrees in economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton and from UCLA, and teaches economics at California State University at Long Beach. She was a presidential appointee to the U.S. International Trade Commission, where she served as economist to the chairman. She divides her time between California and Washington, D.C. This is her first book.
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MAYS_150516_009.JPG: James Swanson
MAYS_150516_038.JPG: James Grady, Andrea Mays, James Swanson, and Jud Ashman
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MAYS_150516_057.JPG: Andrea Mays and John Schlichting
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MAYS_150516_212.JPG: Andrea Mays
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