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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks free pdf 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 Americans.

About Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Sklootis an award-winning science writer whose work has appeared in"The New York Times Magazine- O, The Oprah Magazine- Discover-"and many others. She is coeditor of"The Best American Science Writing 2011"and has worked as a correspondent for NPR s"Radiolab"and PBS s Nova"ScienceNOW." She was namedone of five surprising leaders of 2010 by the"Washington Post." Skloot's debut book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, " took more than a decade toresearch and write, and instantly became a"New York Times"bestseller. It was chosen as a best book of 2010 by more than sixty media outlets, including"Entertainment Weekly," "People, and the New York Times.""It"is being translated into more than twenty-five languages, adapted into a young reader edition, and being made into an HBO film produced by Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball.Skloot is the founder and president of The Henrietta Lacks Foundation. She has a B.S. in biological sciences and anMFAin creative nonfiction. She has taught creative writing and science journalism at the University of Memphis, the University of Pittsburgh, and New York University. She lives in Chicago.For more information, visit her website at RebeccaSkloot.com, where you ll find links to follow her on Twitter and Facebook."

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Author : Rebecca Skloot
Publisher : Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Data Published : 01 February 2010
ISBN : 1400052173
EAN : 9781400052172
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 369 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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