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The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Skloot
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Henrietta Lacks, a poor Southern tobacco farmer, was buried in an unmarked grave sixty years ago. Yet her cells -- taken without her knowledge, grown in culture and bought and sold by the billions -- became one of the most important tools in medical research. Rebecca Skloot takes us on an extraordinary journey from the "colored" ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 1950s to East Baltimore today, where Henrietta's family struggles with her legacy
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Skloot, Rebecca
Dewey number
  • 616/.02774092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Interest level
High School
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Cassandra Campbell with Bahni Turpin
Reading level
11.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Campbell, Cassandra
  • Turpin, Bahni
  • Random House Audio Publishing
Study program name
Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Cancer
  • African American women
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Medical ethics
  • African American women
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Health
  • HeLa cells
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Medical ethics
  • United States
  • Virginia
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact disc
  • Title from container
  • Includes an interview with the author
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn502981421
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hr., 31 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780451486318
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
  • 8385-CD
  • RHCD 2868
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)502981421
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact disc
  • Title from container
  • Includes an interview with the author
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn502981421
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hr., 31 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780451486318
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
  • 8385-CD
  • RHCD 2868
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)502981421
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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