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'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' author Rebecca Skloot speaks at Fayetteville Public Library Oct. 21 | Community Announcement
Ozarks Unbound - The Fayetteville Public Library will host best-selling author Rebecca Skloot at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.

Skloot is the author of The New York Times best-seller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which is being read throughout the area, including the University of Arkansas campus, as part of Northwest Arkansas’ Community Read.

Skloot’s talk will be in the library’s Walker Community Room.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is the true story of a poor southern tobacco farmer whose cells were taken without her consent to use for research purposes while she was being treated for cancer in the 1950s.

The cells, named HeLa,
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Rebecca Skloot talks process and balance in writing About Science  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was on The New York Times bestseller list for more than six years, named a best book of 2010 by more ...

'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' author to visit Penn State Harrisburg  Penn State News

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — As part of this year's Penn State Harrisburg reads campaign, which focuses on Rebecca Skloot's groundbreaking book, “The Immortal Life ...

How Chicago theater was all about our current moment in 2018 — in 5 shows  Chicago Tribune

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'Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' author and family come to Indy  Indianapolis Recorder

By now you've probably heard of Henrietta Lacks, and that's only because of Rebecca Skloot. Skloot wrote the book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” ...

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