“Thirty Days Had September,” Robert F. Young, 1957 – A man in a fit of nostalgia purchases a “real” android schoolteacher so that his son, who has been educated solely through “educational” programs sponsored by cereal companies, can experience a “real” education.
Comments: Themes of authentic/real, education, advertising to children. Conflicting definitions of culture. Intrusion of media and corporations into daily life/data. Read in 12 Great Classics.
Author: Wikipedia: “Robert Franklin Young (June 8, 1915 – June 22, 1986) was an American science fiction writer born in Silver Creek, New York. Except for the three and a half years he served in the Pacific during World War II, he spent most of his life in New York State.”