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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [sound recording] / Rebecca Skloot.

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972- author. (Author). Campbell, Cassandra. narrator. (Added Author). Turpin, Bahni. narrator. (Added Author). Random House Audio Publishing, publisher. (Added Author).
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  • 26 of 31 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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0 current holds with 31 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library CDBOOK 616.02 S (Text) 39493107928220 Adult Audiobook Available -
Cleveland County Main Library AUDIO CD 616.027 SKL (Text) 22281500095872 Adult Audiobook Available -
Cliffdale Library BOOK CD B LACKS (Text) 31781063205189 Adult Audiobook Checked out 07/07/2018
Forsyth Central 616.027 S 10 CD (Text) 0112517586056 Adult Audiobook Available -
Granite Falls Branch CD 616.027 SK (Text) 50669011577690 Adult Audiobook Available -
Haywood County Main Library CD B/Lacks (Text) 33115007658311 Adult Audiobook Checked out 06/25/2018
Henderson Main Branch 616.0277 S (Text) 33258006286483 Adult Audiobook Checked out 07/03/2018
Hudson (Caldwell) CD 616.027 SK (Text) 50669011577732 Adult Audiobook Available -
Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library BD-3034 (Text) 39149001659115 Adult Audiobook Available -
Lee County Main Library CD BIO LACKS (Text) 33262003250212 New Materials-Audiobooks Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307712509
  • ISBN: 0307712508
  • ISBN: 9780451486318
  • ISBN: 0451486315
  • ISBN: 9780307712523
  • ISBN: 0307712524
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12 hours, 31 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, [2010].

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes an interview with the author.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Cassandra Campbell with Bahni Turpin.
Summary, etc.: Henrietta Lacks, a poor Southern tobacco farmer, was buried in an unmarked grave sixty years ago. Yet her cells -- taken without her knowledge, grown in culture and bought and sold by the billions -- became one of the most important tools in medical research. Rebecca Skloot takes us on an extraordinary journey from the "colored" ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 1950s to East Baltimore today, where Henrietta's family struggles with her legacy.
Subject: Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 > Health.
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.
Biographies.

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