The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is one of the best Non-Fiction books from the year 2010. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is written by well known American author Rebecca Skloot. This book got the winning title of the year 2011 of the National Academies Communication Award because of its best creative work with the help of which the general public can get a better understanding of various topics of medicine, science, and engineering. You can read the review and download The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks PDF at the end.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Review:
The story of the book starts from 1950, Henrietta Lacks goes to the Johns Hopkins Hospital for the treatment of her Cancer. In the hospital, a sample of her cancerous cervical tissue was taken without her consent. Various experiments were conducted on this tissue in order to create an immortal line of human cells which could be further used for medical research. But all of the attempts from the doctor failed but the cells of Henrietta never died. Henrietta Lacks died because of her cancer and was buried in an unmarked grave on her family land at the age of thirty-one years. No one had any idea that a part of her body is still alive and is growing in labs. After 37 years of her death, Rebecca Skloot was a high school student who came to know about the immortal cell of Henrietta and the story continues.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks PDF Features:
The following are some of the major features of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
- The American author Rebecca Skloot has written it.
- The book is in simple English language so its easier for the readers to understand it.
- The novel comes under the genre of Biography.
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks published in the year 2010.
- The novel contains a total of 381 pages.
- Readers loved to read this novel.
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