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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
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Nov 12, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: 5-star, non-fic

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Beans As always I wanted more analysis, but this was pleasantly surprising in how respectful it was, given the fact that it was a white author writing about a poor black family. I would love to see a book expanding on Skloot's comment about the racial implications of HeLa cells as a contaminant.


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