June 2011 Indie Next List
“HeLa cells been the source of profound advancements in medical, biological and genetic research, but up until now the story of Henrietta Lacks and her legacy has never been heard. Her story served as the spur for reform movements in medical ethics and patient privacy, and Skloot shares the details with both candor and sensitivity.”
— John Clukey, Sam Weller's Books, Salt Lake City, UT
About the Author
Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning science writer and the best-selling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.