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The book that's been on everyone's "Best of" lists, including Amazon's Best Book of 2010, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, is intimate in feeling, astonishing in scope, and impossible to put down, it captures the beauty and drama of scientific discovery, as well as its human consequences.
"Doctors took her cells without asking. Those 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."
For more information about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as well as book special features, resources, answers to frequently asked questions, a discussion forum and more, visit http://www.rebeccaskloot.com