Common Reading Book Selections

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was selected as 2013's Common Reading Book. Written by journalist and author Rebecca Skloot, the book explores the complex issues surrounding the life, death, and legacy of Henrietta Lacks and her endless line of cells. Skloot's work will be sure to encourage discussion and provide a meaningful backdrop to study at VCSU.

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