The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

by Rebecca Skloot | Nonfiction |
ISBN: 1400052181 Global Overview for this book
Registered by jessibud of Toronto, Ontario Canada on 9/14/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by jessibud from Toronto, Ontario Canada on Friday, September 14, 2018
A gripping, heart-breaking and very well researched story of racism and exploitation in the 1950s.
From the blurb on the cover:

*Doctors took her cells without asking. These cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and a multimillion-dollar industry. More than twenty years later, her children found out. Their lives would never be the same.*

I actually listened to this book as an audiobook while on a road trip. It was so riveting that we didn't want to get out of the car!

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Journal Entry 2 by jessibud at Toronto, Ontario Canada on Saturday, September 15, 2018
Will bring this to the meetup tomorrow.

Journal Entry 3 by miss-efficiency at Toronto, Ontario Canada on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Picked this up at BC Toronto meetup. Looking forward to reading it!

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