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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Author: Rebecca Skloot; Cassandra Campbell; Bahni Turpin; Random House Audio Publishing.
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, ℗2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView 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: Compact discs
Biography
Audiobooks
History
Named Person: Henrietta Lacks; Henrietta Lacks; Henrietta Lacks
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Skloot; Cassandra Campbell; Bahni Turpin; Random House Audio Publishing.
ISBN: 9780307712509 0307712508 9780451486318 0451486315 9780307712523 0307712524
OCLC Number: 502981421
Notes: Compact discs.
Duration: 12:30:00.
Performer(s): Reading by Cassandra Campbell with Bahni Turpin of the 2009 book.
Description: 10 audio discs (12 hr., 30 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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