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UMW's Common Read 2015-2016

This guide is from 2015, and is no longer being maintained. Some of its information is outdated and some of its links are broken.


Hardcover edition of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is UMW's Common Read for 2015-2016. Use this guide to find more information about the book.

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Get a copy of the book

Simpson Library owns two copies of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. One is on reserve, which means that it is held behind the Circulation desk and may be checked out for two hours at a time. The other is shelved on the second floor, at the call number RC 265.6 .L24 S55 2010.

Click here to check the current availability of the two copies.

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Rebecca Skloot has compiled a list of frequently asked questions about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Click to view the FAQ.

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