The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Author
Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-

ISBN
9780307712509

Edition
Unabridged.

Publication Information
New York : Random House Audio, p2010.

Physical Description
10 sound discs (12 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Compact discs.

Personal Subject
Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951-Health.

Subject Term
Cancer -- Patients -- Virginia -- Biography.
 
African American women -- History.
 
Human experimentation in medicine -- United States -- History.
 
HeLa cells.
 
Cancer -- Research.
 
Cell culture.
 
Medical ethics.

Genre
Audiobooks

Added Author
Campbell, Cassandra
 
Turpin, Bahni

Local Subject
Spoken compact disc collection.

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.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)AudiobookSCD 174.28 SKL 10 DISCS01Checked Out
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)AudiobookSCD 174.28 SKL 10 DISCS01Checked Out
Stillwater Public LibraryAudiobookSCD 174.28 SKL 10 DISCS11Audiobooks Nonfiction