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The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, (large print)

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, (large print)

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Skloot
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Skloot, Rebecca
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Cancer
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Medical ethics
  • Large type books
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The text of this large print edition is unabridged."--T.p. verso
  • "Published in 2011 by arrangement with Crown Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 574-615)
Control code
ocn666220228
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
618 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594134326
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)666220228
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, (large print)
Publication
Note
  • "The text of this large print edition is unabridged."--T.p. verso
  • "Published in 2011 by arrangement with Crown Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 574-615)
Control code
ocn666220228
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
618 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594134326
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)666220228

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