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The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
by Rebecca Skloot
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the riveting true story of how the cancerous cells of a poor African American woman formed the building blocks for many modern medical breakthroughs--all while her family struggled with poverty
Cataloging source
RECBX
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
Literary text for sound recordings
  • history
  • biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Cassandra Campbell and Bahni Turpin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Campbell, Cassandra
  • Turpin, Bahni
  • Random House Audio Publishing
  • Recorded Books, LLC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Cancer
  • African American women
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Medical ethics
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from container
  • In container (17 cm.)
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
787480
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., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307712509
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
digital
Publisher number
DB166
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307712509
  • (OCoLC)591511704
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from container
  • In container (17 cm.)
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
787480
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., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307712509
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
digital
Publisher number
DB166
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307712509
  • (OCoLC)591511704
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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