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    June 22, 2010

    Rebecca Skloot Talks About How Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistlestop Cafe and Hurricane Carter Helped Her Find the Structure of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    In a video interview on the Read and Roll show: “Skloot explains how two unlikely influences helped her shape “a rare and powerful combination of race, class, gender, medicine, bioethics, and intellectual property” (Seed magazine) into “one of the most graceful and moving nonfiction books I’ve read in a very long time” (Dwight Garner, New York Times).”

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