The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Her 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…

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

ISBN 10 : 9780230752771
ISBN 13 : 0230752772

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, now an HBO film starring Oprah Winfrey & Rose Byrne Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco f..

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

ISBN 10 : 1457524147
ISBN 13 : 9781457524141

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ISBN 10 : 0887060994
ISBN 13 : 9780887060991

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ISBN 10 : 9781250010704
ISBN 13 : 1250010705

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ISBN 10 : 076792939X
ISBN 13 : 9780767929394

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