The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is one of the best Non-Fiction Book from the year 2010. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is written by well known American author Rebecca Skloot. This book got the winning title of the year 2011 of the National Academies Communication Award because of its best creative work with the help of which the general public can get a better understanding of various topics of medicine, science and engineering. You can download The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks PDF at the end.
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The story of the book starts from 1950, Henrietta Lacks goes to the Johns Hopkins Hospital for the treatment of her Cancer. In the hospital, a sample of her cancerous cervical tissue was taken without her consent. Various experiments were conducted on this tissue in order to create an immortal line of human cells which could be further used for the medical research. But all of the attempts from doctor failed but the cells of Henrietta never died. Henrietta Lacks died because of her cancer and was buried in an unmarked grave on her family land at the age of thirty-one years. No one had any idea that a part of her body is still alive and is growing in labs. After 37 years of her death, Rebecca Skloot was a high school student who came to know about the immortal cell of Henrietta and the story continues.
Features of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks pdf:
- The book is written by well known American author Rebecca Skloot.
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is published in the United States.
- The book is written in simple English Language for the readers.
- The book is published by well-known publishers of the United States named Crown.
- The Publication date of Immortal Life is 2nd February 2010.
- The book contains a total of 381 pages.
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