The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$29.40
Publisher
Turtleback Books
Publish Date
March 08, 2011
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.1 X 1.3 X 7.8 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Prebound
EAN/UPC
9780606269544
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About the Author

Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning science writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and elsewhere. Her debut book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, became an instant New York Times bestseller. It was chosen as a best book of 2010 by more than sixty major media outlets, and is being adapted into an HBO film by Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball.

Floyd Skloot is a writer of creative nonfiction, poetry, and fiction. He has received three Pushcart Prizes and a PEN USA Literary Award, among other honors. He is the author of seventeen books, and his work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and elsewhere. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, Beverly Hallberg.