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One Book One Northwestern 2011-2012: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: About the Author

Links to events, exhibits, and library resources about and supporting this year's OBON selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

All About Dr. Skloot

Rebecca Skloot is a science writer whose first book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, took more than 10 years to research and write.  She has a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a MFA in Creative Nonfiction. 

Official Trailer

Seeking Henrietta