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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: HeLa cells

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 Some of its information is outdated and some of its links are broken.

A Conspiracy of Cells

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was the first book written about Henrietta Lacks, but it was not the first book written about HeLa cells. That honor belongs to A Conspiracy of Cells by Michael Gold. Simpson Library owns a copy of this book.

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