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Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning science writer whose articles have appeared in The New Yourk Times Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, Discover, Columbia Journalism Review, and elsewhere. She is contributing editor for Popular Science magazine and has also been a correspondent for NPR and PBS. A former vice president of the National Book Critics Circle, she is on the faculty of the University of Memphis, where she teaches creative nonfiction, and she blogs at Culture Dish, hosted by Seed Magazine's blogs, Skloot has an undergraduate degree in biomedical science from Colorado State University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh. She lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot
Featured on The TV Book Club show on 20 Feb 2011. Winner of the Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2010. In 1951, a young woman from Baltimore died of cancer. Her death changed medical science for ever. Her name was Henrietta...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2011

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