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Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Books

Books, articles, videos, and much more about the 2011-2012 CBC selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Library Catalog

Check the Library Catalog for additional books. You will find books available on all 3 CCBC campuses.

In the Catalog you may:

  • Search a keyword topic, for example "Cell Culture" or "Informed Consent".
  •  Search the title of a book, for example "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks".
  • Search an author's name, for example "Skloot, Rebecca".

The Libraries use the Library of Congress Classification system to shelve books. You will need to have the call number to locate books; our call numbers use both letters and numbers together.

    Use InterLibrary Loan to borrow from other campuses/libraries.

      Books on Human Experimentation

      Books on the History of Johns Hopkins Hospital

      Books in the CCBC Libraries

      Here you will find books on Medical Ethics, Human Experimentation, Cancer and the History of Medicine, Racial Inequities in Medical Care, the Tuskegee Syphillis Study, Cell Culture, the Treatment of the Mentally Challenged and Epilepsy, and the histories of Turners Station, Sparrows Point, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Scroll down to see more books!

      Books on Turners Station and Sparrows Point

      Books on Treatment of the Mentally Ill and Epilepsy

      Books on Cancer and the History of Medicine

      Books on Medical Ethics

      Books on Cell Culture