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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks( )
Author: Skloot, Rebecca
ISBN:978-0-330-42623-7
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
Imprint:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $34.99
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW ADAPTED INTO A HBO FILM STARRING OPRAH WINFREY & ROSE BYRNE"No dead woman has done more for the living . . . A fascinating, harrowing, necessary book" Hilary Mantel, The GuardianHer 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...
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