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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer 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 virtually unknown, and her family can't afford health insurance. This phenomenal New York Times bestseller tel...

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  • HeLa Cells of Henrietta Lacks

    HeLa Cells of Henrietta Lacks:Rebecca Skloot and her best-seller, 'The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks' has created a lot of interest in the immortal HeLa cells that were taken from a 31 year old black woman called Henrietta Lacks without her family's consent at the Johns Hopkins Hospital at Baltimore in 1951. She describes the story of how Henrietta Lacks died and how her cells were sent around the world for medical research. She goes through the life stories of Henrietta and the Lacks family and the pain they endured when they found out abou...

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  • [ THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS ] By Skloot, Rebecca ( Author) 2010 [ Compact Disc ]


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  • Finding Henrietta Lacks

    Here’s the compelling story of how a young Rolling Stone writer tracked down and published the identity of a then-anonymous cell donor, now known to millions of readers from Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. As Rebecca describes, back in 1976, a very young science writer was the first to locate the Lacks family and explain to them Henrietta’s remarkable role in biomedicine. This is the story of how that happened.She was only known as “Helen Lane” (the pseudonym for Henrietta that the researchers used in public), b...

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  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 (The Best American Series ®)

    The Best American Series   The next edition in a series praised as “undeniably exquisite” (Maria Popova), The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 includes work from both award-winning writers and up-and-coming voices in the field. From Brooke Jarvis on deep-ocean mining to Elizabeth Kolbert on New Zealand’s unconventional conservation strategies, this is a group that celebrates the growing diversity in science and nature writing alike. Altogether, the writers honored in this year’s volume challenge us to consider the strain...

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  • The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies

    “A mosaic mystery told in vignettes, cliffhangers, curious asides, and some surreal plot twists as Raffel investigates the secrets of the man who changed infant care in America.”—NPR, 2018's Great Reads What kind of doctor puts his patients on display? This is the spellbinding tale of a mysterious Coney Island doctor who revolutionized neonatal care more than one hundred years ago and saved some seven thousand babies. Dr. Martin Couney's story is a kaleidoscopic ride through the intersection of ebullient entrepreneurship, enlightened p...

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  • Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto

    A New York Post Best Book of 2016 One of Kirkus Reviews' Ten Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of Fall 2016 From the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow Clicquot comes an extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler—the “female Oskar Schindler”—who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.In 1942, one young social worker, Irena Sendler, was granted access to the Warsaw ghetto as a public health specialist. While there, she reached out to the tra...

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  • We Love You, Charlie Freeman: A Novel

    This shattering novel is filled with storytelling sleight of hand. What appears to be a story of mothers and daughters, of sisterhood put to the test, of adolescent love and grown-up misconduct, and of history’s long reach, becomes a provocative and compelling exploration of America’s failure to find a language to talk about race....

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  • Roller Skating in a Buffalo Herd

    “You can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd,” sang a famous balladeer many years ago.But I did, and happily, for many years. Here is a window on my adventure in special education, replete with horror stories of shattered kids, parents from hell, overwhelmed colleagues, lessons learned backwards, and freezing classrooms teeming with wildlife, both animal and human. You will probably laugh and you might cry, as I did. Included are my worst mistakes and what I learned from them. All is bathed in the local color of Pinkerton Academy, some 3300...

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  • One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine

    The breathtaking story of a young boy with a never-before-seen disease, and the doctors who take a bold step into the future of medicine to save him—based on the authors’ Pulitzer Prize–winning reporting.In this landmark medical narrative, in the tradition of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalists Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher chronicle the story of Nic Volker, the Wisconsin boy at the center of a daring breakthrough in medicine—a complete gene sequen...

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    • Brand: Simon Schuster

  • Mad Mischief: A Novel

    Mad Mischief is the haunting tale of one woman's adventure to the edge of her own sanity and an unforgettable testament of her indomitable spirit to survive. Featuring the shimmering beauty and primal power of sub-Saharan Africa, Sarah embarks on an elite safari with her cantankerous husband, setting the stage for a story of love, deceit, power, obsession and ultimately, escape and redemption. The word safari means ''long journey,'' and the story of Mad Mischief tells of one unlike any other--a journey of the heart, mind and spirit. Sarah's pla...

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  • [By Rebecca Skloot ] The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Paperback)【2018】by Rebecca Skloot (Author) (Paperback)


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  • [By Rebecca Skloot ] The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Paperback)【2018】by Rebecca Skloot (Author) (Paperback)


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  • [By Rebecca Skloot ] The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)【2018】by Rebecca Skloot (Author) (Hardcover)


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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Acclaimed author Skloot brilliantly weaves together the story of Henrietta Lacks--a woman whose cells have been unwittingly used for scientific research since the 1950s--with the birth of bioethics, and the dark history of experimentation on

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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Skloot brilliantly weaves together the story of Henrietta Lacks--a woman whose cells have been unwittingly used for scientific research since the 1950s--with the birth of bioethics, and the dark history of experimentation on African

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    • Rating: 4.818

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    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,

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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Movie Tie-In Edition)

    "Soon to be an HBO(r) Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land

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  • Thorndike Nonfiction: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)(Large Print)

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  • Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Traditional Chinese edition of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. This is an incredible journey of one woman's cells that keeps giving to science and humanity long after the woman - Henrietta Lacks - is

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  • Summary and Analysis of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - eBook

    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

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  • Summary of the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks : By Rebecca Skloot Includes Analysis

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: by Rebecca Skloot - A 15-minute Summary & Analysis Preview: Rebecca Skloot's book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, chronicles the life, death, and immortality of Henrietta Lacks, a

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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Audiobook

    Now a major motion picture from HBO® starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne.Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land

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  • Life Without Lack : Living in the Fullness of Psalm 23

    From beloved teacher and bestselling author Dallas Willard, an exploration of Psalm 23 and the secret of living a life of contentment, peace, and security. Now in trade

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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (author)

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