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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Lesson Plan

About the Author

Philip Kindred Dick was one of the most important writers of genre fiction in the 20th century. Though he and his writing were largely unrecognized by the general public, his popularity as an author and commentator on twentieth century America increased greatly after the production of several of his stories and novels into popular films, including Blade Runner, Total Recall, and Minority Report.

Philip Dick was born to Dorothy and Joseph Dick in Chicago. Philip was born a twin, though his sister Jane died just a few weeks after their birth. The Dick’s moved often during Philip’s early life before he and his mother settled in Berkeley, California where Philip attended high school. Philip...

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