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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Author: Rebecca Skloot; Cassandra Campbell; Bahni Turpin
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Henrietta Lacks; Henrietta Lacks
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Skloot; Cassandra Campbell; Bahni Turpin
ISBN: 9780307712523 : 0307712524
OCLC Number: 468806544
Notes: Unabridged.
BOT : 8385-CD.
Compact discs.
Includes an interview with the author.
Performer(s): Read by Cassandra Campbell and Bahni Turpin.
Description: 10 sound discs (12 hr., 31 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Rebecca Skloot.

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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.

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