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Ways to use The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in your class

If you're interested in using The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in your class, please look at these guides for ideas.

Articles of interest

Paying Patients for Their Tissue: The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks. Science. Vol. 337 no. 6090 pp. 37-38. 

Lab mistakes hobble cancer studies but scientists slow to take remedies. The Wall Street Journal. April 20, 2012. 

Library Resource Guide

Resource Guide  

K-State Librarians have created a guide to help with research related to the book. If you would like to have information tailored to your assignment or would like a librarian to visit your class, please contact Melia Erin Fritch or Cindy Logan.

How can I get a copy of the book?

If you are a faculty member at the Manhattan or Salina campus and plan to incorporate the book into a fall class, please contact us at ksbn@k-state.edu and let us know your name, campus address, the name of the course in which you plan to use the book, and a few details about how you might use the book with students this fall.


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks book cover