The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
ISBN: 1400052181
EAN13: 9781400052189
Language: English
Pages: 381
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Broadway Books
Book Overview
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.