'It's a harrowing story and Rebecca Skloot tells it well.' --Sunday Telegraph Paperback Pick
'An extraordinary mix of memoir and science reveals the story of how one woman's cells have saved countless lives.'
'extraordinary . . . This haunting account of [Henrietta Lacks'] and her family's treatment unearths appalling racism and injustice beneath the beauty and drama of scientific discovery.' --Guardian
`Compelling story of the unsung woman whose cells have been used in dozens of medical breakthroughs.'
The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . .