9780330533447

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Skloot, Rebecca

ISBN 10: 0330533444 / 0-330-53344-4
ISBN 13: 9780330533447

Publication Date: 2011

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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer whose cancer cells became one of the most important tools in medicine. Rebecca Skloot takes the reader on an extraordinary journey in search of Henrietta's story.


 

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Book Description: Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 197 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta s family did not learn of her immortality until more than twenty years after her death, with devastating consequences .Balancing the beauty and drama of scientific discovery with dark questions about who owns the stuff our bodies are made of, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is an extraordinary journey in search of the soul and story of a real woman, whose cells live on today in all four corners of the world. A fascinating, harrowing, necessary book . (Hilary Mantel, Guardian ). A heartbreaking account of racism and injustice . ( Metro ). A fine book.a gripping read.The book has deservedly been a huge bestseller in the US. It should be here, too . ( Sunday Times ). Bookseller Inventory # AA79780330533447

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Book Description: Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 197 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta s family did not learn of her immortality until more than twenty years after her death, with devastating consequences .Balancing the beauty and drama of scientific discovery with dark questions about who owns the stuff our bodies are made of, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is an extraordinary journey in search of the soul and story of a real woman, whose cells live on today in all four corners of the world. A fascinating, harrowing, necessary book . (Hilary Mantel, Guardian ). A heartbreaking account of racism and injustice . ( Metro ). A fine book.a gripping read.The book has deservedly been a huge bestseller in the US. It should be here, too . ( Sunday Times ). Bookseller Inventory # AA79780330533447

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