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Did not enjoy this book. It was hard and confusing to follow. If you're a science lover, then you will enjoy this book. But if you're not so crazy about science, you might find it boring.

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

This book has already been lauded and reviewed to the moon and to the garbage can, which is where I think it should go. The story, as Skloot tells it, has already been told in articles and, briefly ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Goodreads

This book has already been lauded and reviewed to the moon and to the garbage can, which is where I think it should go. The story, as Skloot tells it, has already been told in articles and, briefly ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Jade - Goodreads

Honestly, my rating is more of a 2.5 and should be disregarded anyway because I was forced to read and annotate this book which greatly affects my perception of it. However, I have a few things to say ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Goodreads

Honestly, my rating is more of a 2.5 and should be disregarded anyway because I was forced to read and annotate this book which greatly affects my perception of it. However, I have a few things to say ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Susie Yee - Goodreads

Boring. Should have been a pamphlet. Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Anastasia Hobbet - Goodreads

I felt increasingly uncomfortable by the bloated, autobiographical nature of this book, Rebecca Skloot writing about Rebecca Skloot being an angel in trying circumstances, who in her own version of ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Goodreads

Boring. Should have been a pamphlet. Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Gabriela - Goodreads

As a topic, Skloot's book seemed like an amazing journey taking you into the world bio-ethics, tissue study and genetics. It was very interesting for me to learn how the cure for polio was developed ... Read full review

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

User Review  - Goodreads

As a topic, Skloot's book seemed like an amazing journey taking you into the world bio-ethics, tissue study and genetics. It was very interesting for me to learn how the cure for polio was developed ... Read full review


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