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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks( )
Author: Skloot, Rebecca
Read by: Campbell, Cassandra
Turpin, Bahni
ISBN:978-0-307-71250-9
Publication Date:Feb 2010
Publisher:Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Audio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first immortal human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. If you could pile all HeLa cells ever grown onto a scale, they'd weigh more than 50 million metric tons--as much...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Medical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.07 x 5.83 x 1.17 Inches
Book Weight:0.612 Pounds



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