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Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - sarah - Goodreads

I wanted to give this book more stars initially, because it has a really nice premise. I'm not a big fan of science, but I thought this sounded interesting. The biggest problem, however, was that this ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Heidi Hertzog - Goodreads

I have to admit I was disappointed in this book. The beginning of the book fascinated me and I was quickly hooked. The history behind cell cultures and growing cells for research was fascinating as ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Ellie Smith - Goodreads

I was pretty excited to read this book. I had heard about it a couple times so when I found it at a book fair, I grabbed it right up. Unfortunately, I didn't enjoy it as much as I expected to. When ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Susan Hatch - Goodreads

I did not care for this book, nor the premise within. I guess it was well-written but personally I just do not agree with the concepts put forward. Determining history of the past by today's social ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

I'm going to be the party pooper here. I know everyone is suppose to love this book. I know that the issues the book deals with are very important and books like this should be written. But this book ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Jillian - Goodreads

If you asked me how I felt about this book halfway through, I probably would've started ranting and raving. But now that I've finished, I feel a little better about it. I actually was torn between a 2 ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Derrick - Goodreads

An incredible story/stories. The telling of which was not as good as the content. Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

You know what I think is funny? This book is called The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. That makes it sound pretty straightforward, doesn't it? Henrietta Lacks's name is in the title. Henrietta ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Vanessa - Goodreads

I put off reading this book for a long time because, despite seeing it on several "best science books" lists, it seemed heavy on the human interest and the "look how this family was used by the ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

I found the content of this book very interesting, well-researched, and appropriately balanced between the science and the human-interest side of the story, at least for the way the book is billed ... Read full review


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