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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot
Adult Nonfiction RC265.6.L24 S55 2010

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ContentsPage
A Few Words About This Bookp. ix
Prologue: The Woman in the Photographp. 1
Deborah's Voicep. 9
Part 1 - Life
1 - The Exam...1951p. 13
2 - Clover...1920- 1942p. 18
3 - Diagnosis and Treatment...1951p. 27
4 - The Birth of HeLa...1951p. 34
5 - "Blackness Be Spreadin All Inside"...1951p. 42
6 - "Lady's on the Phone"...1999p. 49
7 - The Death and Life of Cell Culture...1951p. 56
8 - "A Miserable Specimen"...1951p. 63
9 - Turner Station...1999p. 67
10 - The Other Side of the Tracks...1999p. 77
11 - "The Devil of Pain Itself"...1951p. 83
Part 2 - Death
12 - The Storm...1951p. 89
13 - The HeLa Factory...1951-1953p. 93
14 - Helen Lane...1953-1954p. 105
15 - "Too Young to Remember"...1951-1965p. 110
16 - "Spending Eternity in the Same Place"...1999p. 118
17 - Illegal, Immoral, and Deplorable...1954-1966p. 127
18 - "Strangest Hybrid"...1960-1966p. 137
19 - "The Most Critical Time on This Earth Is Now"...1966-1973p. 144
20 - The HeLa Bomb...1966p. 152
21 - Night Doctors...2000p. 158
22 - "The Fame She So Richly Deserves"...1970-1973p. 170
Part 3 - Immortality
23 - "It's Alive"...1973-1974p. 179
24 - "Least They Can Do"...1975p. 191
25 - "Who Told You You Could Sell My Spleen?"...1976-1988p. 199
26 - Breach of Privacy...1980-1985p. 207
27 - The Secret of Immortality...1984-1995p. 212
28 - After London...1996-1999p. 218
29 - A Village of Henriettas...2000p. 232
30 - Zakariyya...2000p. 241
31 - Hela, Goddess of Death...2000-2002p. 250
32 - "All That's My Mother"...2001p. 259
33 - The Hospital for the Negro Insane...2001p. 268
34 - The Medical Records...2001p. 279
35 - Soul Cleansing...2001p. 286
36 - Heavenly Bodies...2001p. 294
37 - "Nothing to Be Scared About"...2001p. 297
38 - The Long Road to Clover...2009p. 305
Where They Are Nowp. 311
Afterwordp. 315
Acknowledgmentsp. 329
Notesp. 338
Indexp. 359


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