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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
KYC
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1972-
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Skloot, Rebecca
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Cancer
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Medical ethics
  • Large type books
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • African American women
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Health
  • HeLa cells
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Large type books
  • Medical ethics
  • United States
  • Virginia
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, (Large Print)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn982584673
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
618 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410427922
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781410427922
  • (OCoLC)982584673
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, (Large Print)
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn982584673
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
618 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410427922
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781410427922
  • (OCoLC)982584673

Library Locations

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      555 Washington Street, Paducah, KY, 42003, US
      37.0841169 -88.5988375
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