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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The story of modern medicine and bioethics—and, indeed, race relations—is refracted beautifully, and movingly.”—Entertainment WeeklyNOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM HBO® STARRING OPRAH WINFREY AND ROSE BYRNE • ONE OF THE “MOST INFLUENTIAL” (CNN), “DEFINING” (LITHUB), A

Author Rebecca Skloot

Pages 400

Publisher Crown

Published Date 2010-02-02

ISBN 0307589382 9780307589385

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Claire.Lavergne shared a tip "A MUST READ! My first thought upon completing this book was “everyone should read this”!"

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pam_mcgovern_cecchini shared a tip "These doctors should be ashamed to use a women as a guinea pig."

sandy_brooks shared a tip "I can’t believe no one has made this into a movie. Fact that reads like fiction. Research before ethics boards."

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laurie_dauman shared a tip "Absolutely loved this book!!!"

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christine_botti shared a tip "This should be a must read for all science majors..."

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liz_alvarado shared a tip "Excellent read!"

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dori_cartwright shared a tip "The book gives you a good idea of how clinical research works"

fay_bassett shared a tip "A must read. Amazing what was done to this poor woman."

pamela_weinstein shared a tip "Things that you should know about our government."

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chris_christensen_4390 shared a tip "This is one of those books that will blow your mind and piss you off. You also learn a great deal."

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tara_franco shared a tip "Really interesting story. Emotional. Honest. Sad."

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bethany_moore_5079 shared a tip "The best nonfiction book I've read"

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morgan_hawk_5207 shared a tip "Love medical knowledge. Must read if you play any role in modern medicine!!"

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molly_krumm shared a tip "I'm obsessed with this book I could not put it down, I learned so much!"

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nuria_varela shared a tip "I think so :)"

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nuria_varela shared a tip "I enjoy audio books but I am not sure if you would have the same experience reading it :)"

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kyriea_crudup shared a tip "Such a great (TRUE) story that has a wonderful mix of science, ethics and history of Black families in America"

claire_winters_1002 shared a tip "one of my all time favorites; any description of this book deserves more than 500 characters."

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stacey_henry shared a tip "Read it for the science, skip the family interviews."

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evaah shared a tip "Must read! Rich in history and awarness ."

amanda_7254 shared a tip "A atiry wveryone needs to know"

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lauren_headrick shared a tip "This book is everything. Definitely worth a read!!!! It will educate you, enrage you, and shock you but it must be read!!!"

toni_selman shared a tip "Great story"

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vicki_lawrence shared a tip "This was very interesting! The things that have been done in the pursuit of medicine!"

libby_lyons shared a tip "Science discovery and social justice wrapped together"

julie_hurtt shared a tip "Amazing history of a woman and her family and her meaning to the world of medical science."

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