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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Skloot, Rebecca
ISBN:978-1-4000-5218-9
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

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...
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