The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written By Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Publsiher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release : 07 March 2019
  • ISBN : 1529014670
  • Pages : pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3994 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by author: Rebecca Skloot which was release on 07 March 2019 and published by Pan Macmillan with total page pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. With an introduction by author of The Tidal Zone, Sarah Moss Her 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 ‘immortality’ until more than twenty years after her death, with devastating consequences . . . Rebecca Skloot’s fascinating account is the story of the life, and afterlife, of one woman who changed the medical world for ever. Balancing the beauty and drama of scientific discovery with dark questions about who owns the stuff our bodies are made of, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is an extraordinary journey in search of the soul and story of a real woman, whose cells live on today in all four corners of the world. Now a HBO film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Author : Rebecca Skloot
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2019-03-07
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1529014670
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Summary : With an introduction by author of The Tidal Zone, Sarah Moss Her 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’...

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Author : Rebecca Skloot
  • Publisher : Turtleback
  • Release Date : 2011-03
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1529014670
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Summary : For use in schools and libraries only. Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling numerous medical and scientific discoveries....

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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2017-01-10
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 1529014670
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Summary : So much to read, so little time? Get an in-depth summary of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the #1 bestseller about science, race, and medical ethics. For decades, scientists have been using “HeLa” cells in biological research, from developing the polio vaccine and studying the nature of cancer to observing ...

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Author : Rebecca Skloot
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1529014670
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Summary : THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, NOW AN 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 ...

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  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Total pages : 112
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  • Release Date : 2013-12
  • Total pages : 88
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Summary : 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 the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more, the ...

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  • Release Date : 2020-09-09
  • Total pages : 50
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Summary : The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Summary and Study GuideThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is a non-fiction book that tells the story of Lacks and her HeLa cells, or the immortal cell line that doctors retrieved from her cervical cancer cells. Crown Publishing Group published the ...

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  • Release Date : 2017-11-05
  • Total pages : 32
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Summary : A Complete Summary of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Skloot, a specialist in science and medicine, authored The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which has become one of her best-selling books. The book was published in 2010 and it remained on The New York Best seller list for a ...

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Author : Rebecca Skloot,Gregory Mone
  • Publisher : Turtleback
  • Release Date : 2012-10-09
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1529014670
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Summary : A middle-grade adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's critically acclaimed, New York Times nonfiction bestseller Henrietta Lacks was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, and whose cells--taken without her knowledge when she was treated for cancer in 1951--have become one of the most important ...

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  • Release Date : 2020-09-23
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Summary : The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is a non-fiction book that tells the story of Lacks and her HeLa cells, or the immortal cell line that doctors retrieved from her cervical cancer cells. Crown Publishing Group published the book in 2010, and it won a National Academies Communication ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-08-02
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1529014670
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Summary : The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: by Rebecca Skloot | A 15-minute Key Takeaways & Analysis Preview: Rebecca Skloot’s book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, chronicles the life, death, and immortality of Henrietta Lacks, a young black woman whose cervical cancer cells became one of the most important factors in ...

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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-03-31
  • Total pages : 42
  • ISBN : 1529014670
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  • Publisher : Hyperink Inc
  • Release Date : 2012-05-08
  • Total pages : 42
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Summary : Henrietta Lacks was a beautiful African American woman who always painted her toenails red. She loved to dance. She had a big laugh and mischievous eyes. She had five children whom she loved with every inch of her soul. No one knows what her favorite color was. Henrietta Lacks was ...

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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-08
  • Total pages : 34
  • ISBN : 1529014670
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Summary : PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. Rebecca Skloot's book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" uncovers the riveting tale of an unknown woman whose cells became the basis for myriad advancements in medical science. Through Skloot's exhaustive journalistic research, ...

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  • Release Date : 2016-03-28
  • Total pages : 40
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Summary : The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: An Incredible Summary, and Analysis! Rebecca Skloot, a specialist in the field of science and medicine, has authored The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks that has become one of her bestselling books on the market. The book was published in 2010 and it remained on ...