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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the m

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot) pe OKIAN. Pret: lei, Discount: Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa

My Sister's Keeper

Great deals on My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult. Limited-time free and discounted ebook deals for My Sister’s Keeper and other great books.

Favorite Books Covers - To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird, This is a study guide for To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. During the first half of To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee constructs a sweet and affectionate portrait of growing up in the vanished world of small town Alabama.

SOUTH CAROLINA: "The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd. Lily Owens is a young girl growing up in 1960s South Carolina with an abusive father and an African-American nanny who serves as a surrogate mother. But when her nanny lands herself in jail for insulting some white men, Lily breaks her out and the two run away and are taken in by three eccentric bee-keeping sisters, where Lily learns the secrets and rituals of honey bees, and intimate details of her mother's past.

A heartwarming coming of age tale set in South Carolina. This is a remarkable story about divine female power and the transforming power of love. The first novel by Sue Monk Kidd, author of the Invention of Wings.

'Memoirs of a Geisha' by Arthur Golden: The "memoirs" of one of Japan's most celebrated geishas describes how, as a little girl in 1929, she is sold into slavery; her efforts to learn the arts of the geisha; the impact of World War II; and her struggle to reinvent herself to win the man she loves.

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. This book chronicles the fascinating life of Chiyo, who is sold to a geisha house, where she later becomes the star geisha, Sayuri. Excellent read and although not as good the movie was well worth seeing

This is an oldie, but a goodie. With Down Under, Bryson has done more for Australian tourism than any fancy ad campaign.

The first Bill Bryson book I read. More interesting is that while I was on my second vacay to Sydney with my friend Inna, he was doing a book signing at a local book store!

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, 2014 National Book Award Longlist, Fiction

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II