The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Pdf is a non-fiction eBook authored by American writer Rebecca Skloot on the topic of Cell Biology. The 2011 winner of the National Academies Communication Award for best creative work that helps the public understand topics in science, engineering, or medicine.
It is one of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Books which tell the account of modern medicine and bioethics—and, indeed, race relations—is refracted gracefully, and movingly.
The book won the American Association for the Advancement of Science‘s Young Adult Science Book award, the National Academies Best Book of the Year Award, and the Wellcome Trust Book Award awarded every year to exceptional non-fiction or fiction on the theme of medicine and health.
The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks Overview
The book’s story is about Henrietta Lacks and the immortal cell line, identified as HeLa, from Lacks’s cervical cancer cells in 1951.
Rebecca Skloot became interested in Lacks’s case after a biology instructor referenced her but knew little details about her.
Skloot started to conduct comprehensive research on her and worked with the family of Henrietta Lacks to write this book.
She took some of the information from the journal of Deborah Lacks, the daughter of Henrietta Lacks, and also from “archival photos and, scientific, documents and historical research.
The book is famous for its science writing and dealing with profound ethical issues of class and race in medical research.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is the debut book by the author, Rebecca Skloot.
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Get the free Pdf eBook of this popular non-fiction book by Rebecca Skloot on the topic of cell biology, which was published in 2016, and received wide acclamation from the critics.
It was a bestseller book, which was declared as the book of the year by the New York Times and also the recipient of several national and international awards.
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