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Foster, You're Dead

(1955)
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Citadel Press
Pages: 0
Personal Rating: 0/10
Bindings:Compilation
Found in:The Philip K. Dick Reader [1997]
Classifications:SciFi
Synopsis:
The story is a satire of two 1950s-era trends, consumerism and increasing Cold War anxiety.

The story takes place in 1971 and revolves around Mike Foster, the adolescent son of an "anti-P," a man who refuses to buy a bomb shelter or financially support nuclear war preparations for his town.

Mike lives in fear that he will not have access to a shelter when the war begins and is a social outcast because of his father's political positions.