The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

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
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Skloot, Rebecca
Dewey number
  • 362.196/9940092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1140L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
RC265.6.L24
LC item number
S55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Science in the Summer 2013.
  • Science in the Summer 2013.
  • Science in the Summer 2013.
  • Science in the Summer 2013
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Cancer
  • African American women
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Medical ethics
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Life. The exam, 1951 ; Clover, 1920-1942 ; Diagnosis and t reatment, 1951 ; The birth of HeLa, 1951 ; "Blackness be spreadin all inside", 1951 ; "Lady's on the phone", 1999 ; The death and life of cell culture ; "A miserable specimen", 1951 ; Turner Station, 1999 ; The other side of the tracks, 1999 ; "The devil of pain itself", 1951 -- pt. 2. Death. The storm, 1951 ; The HeLa factory, 1951-1953 ; Helen Lane, 1953-1954 ; "Too young to remember", 1951-1965 ; "Spending eternity in the same place", 1999 ; Illegal, immoral, and deplorable, 1954-1966 ; "Strangest hybrid", 1960-1966 ; The most critical time on this Earth is now", 1966-1973 ; The HeLa bomb, 1966 ; Night doctors, 2000 ; "The fame she so richly deserves", 1970-1973 -- pt. 3. Immortality. "It's alive", 1973-1974 ; "Least they can do", 1975 ; "Who told you you could sell my spleen?", 1976-1988 ; Breach of privacy,1980-1985 ; The secret of immortality, 1984-1995 ; After London, 1996-1999 ; A village of Henriettas, 2000 ; Zakariyya, 2000 ; Hela, Goddess of death, 2000-2001 ; "All that's my mother", 2001 ; The hospital for the Negro insane , 2001 ; The medical records, 2001 ; Soul cleansing, 2001 ; Heavenly bodies, 2001 ; "Nothing to be scared about", 2001 ; The long road to Clover, 2009
Extent
8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400052172
Lccn
2011288016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
System control number
2011288016
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Life. The exam, 1951 ; Clover, 1920-1942 ; Diagnosis and t reatment, 1951 ; The birth of HeLa, 1951 ; "Blackness be spreadin all inside", 1951 ; "Lady's on the phone", 1999 ; The death and life of cell culture ; "A miserable specimen", 1951 ; Turner Station, 1999 ; The other side of the tracks, 1999 ; "The devil of pain itself", 1951 -- pt. 2. Death. The storm, 1951 ; The HeLa factory, 1951-1953 ; Helen Lane, 1953-1954 ; "Too young to remember", 1951-1965 ; "Spending eternity in the same place", 1999 ; Illegal, immoral, and deplorable, 1954-1966 ; "Strangest hybrid", 1960-1966 ; The most critical time on this Earth is now", 1966-1973 ; The HeLa bomb, 1966 ; Night doctors, 2000 ; "The fame she so richly deserves", 1970-1973 -- pt. 3. Immortality. "It's alive", 1973-1974 ; "Least they can do", 1975 ; "Who told you you could sell my spleen?", 1976-1988 ; Breach of privacy,1980-1985 ; The secret of immortality, 1984-1995 ; After London, 1996-1999 ; A village of Henriettas, 2000 ; Zakariyya, 2000 ; Hela, Goddess of death, 2000-2001 ; "All that's my mother", 2001 ; The hospital for the Negro insane , 2001 ; The medical records, 2001 ; Soul cleansing, 2001 ; Heavenly bodies, 2001 ; "Nothing to be scared about", 2001 ; The long road to Clover, 2009
Extent
8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400052172
Lccn
2011288016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
System control number
2011288016

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