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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The "One College, One Book" Selection for 2012-2013
Contributor(s): Skloot, Rebecca (Author)
ISBN: 1400052181 EAN: 9781400052189
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pub Date: March 08, 2011
Acclaimed author Skloot brilliantly weaves together the story of Henrietta Lacks--a woman whose cells have been unwittingly used for scientific research since the 1950s--with the birth of bioethics, and the dark history of experimentation on African Americans.