The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Three Rivers Press | March 8, 2011 | 384 pages

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 discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization and gene mapping. Includes reading-group guide. Reprint. A best-selling book.

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ISBN: 9781400052189

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