Copies in VCU Libraries
Copies of The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South will be available early summer from both Cabell Library on the Monroe Park Campus and the Health Sciences Library on the MCV Campus.
Book Review from The Washington Post:
“Journalist Chip Jones tells a gruesome story….The disregard for Black lives The Organ Thieves documents makes it an urgently modern warning.”
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