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SU New Student Reader Program: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Author

This guide is intended to both promote Salisbury University's New Student Reader Program book for 2014-2015, and research on the subject.

Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot, Random House

Rebecca Skloot, Random House

About the Author

Rebecca Skloot is a science writer whose first book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, took more than 10 years to research and write.  She has a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a MFA in Creative Nonfiction.  Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball will be producing the film version of the The Immortal Life for HBO. 

Skloot Discussed Medical Ethics

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