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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The 2010-2011 Text-In-Community selection of North Carolina A& T State University.

Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot, Random House

Rebecca Skloot, Random House

About the Author

Rebecca Skloot is a science writer whose first book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, took more than 10 years to research and write. She has a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a MFA in Creative Nonfiction. Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball will be producing the film version of the The Immortal Life for HBO. 

Cancellation

Rebecca Skloot was scheduled to appear at NC A&T State University in the Spring 2011, but was unexpectedly unable to attend. An alternate date has not been announced at this time.

Skloot Discussed Medical Ethics