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
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1140L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
RC265.6.L24
LC item number
S55 2010b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Cancer
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Medical ethics
  • Large type books
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 571-615)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life - Death - Immortality
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
  • Large print ed.
  • Large print edition.
Extent
619 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410427922
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010012582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn606053227
  • (OCoLC)606053227
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 571-615)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life - Death - Immortality
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
  • Large print ed.
  • Large print edition.
Extent
619 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410427922
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010012582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn606053227
  • (OCoLC)606053227

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