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    July 7, 2010

    Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Named as one of Ten “Best Books of the Year … So Far” by Amazon

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    Amazon.com calls The Immortal Life one of the “must-reads of the year,” naming it one of the top ten “Best Books of the Year” to date. About the book, it said:

    “For a decade, Rebecca Skloot doggedly but compassionately gathered the threads of Henrietta’s story, fashioning in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks a rich and haunting tale that redefines what it means to have a medical history.”

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