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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks



Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health…

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

ISBN 10 : 9780230752771
ISBN 13 : 0230752772

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, now an HBO film starring Oprah Winfrey & Rose Byrne Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco f..



The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

ISBN 10 : 1457524147
ISBN 13 : 9781457524141

How to Use This Book This book is to be used alongside the bestselling book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot for anyone interested in learning about one of t..


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ISBN 10 : 0887060994
ISBN 13 : 9780887060991

A Conspiracy of Cells presents the first full account of one of medical science's more bizarre and costly mistakes. On October 4, 1951, a young black woman named Henrietta Lacks di..


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ISBN 10 : 0802778976
ISBN 13 : 9780802778970

What do bubbles in a soft drink, a bullet-proof vest, a plastic chair, and our DNA have in common? Carbon. It is, and forever has been, the ubiquitous architect of life and civiliz..


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ISBN 10 : 1515232484
ISBN 13 : 9781515232483

Complete libretto to the 1921 ground breaking musical. One of the most significant musicals of the 20th Century, "Shuffle Along" was a rarity, written, produced, and acted wholly b..


The Other Wes Moore

ISBN 10 : 1588369692
ISBN 13 : 9781588369697

BONUS: This edition contains a new afterword and a The Other Wes Moore discussion guide. The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story cou..


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