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The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Skloot
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1972-
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Skloot, Rebecca
Dewey number
  • 616'.02774'092
  • 616.02774
  • 616.02774
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Cancer
  • African American women
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
  • Medical ethics
  • Biography
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Crown; London: Macmillan, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780330533447
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xii, 431 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780330533447
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (some col.)
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Crown; London: Macmillan, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780330533447
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xii, 431 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780330533447
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (some col.)

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