The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot.
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: London : Pan, 2011.
ISBN: 9780330533447 (pbk.) : 0330533444 (pbk.) :
Originally published: New York: Crown; London: Macmillan, 2010.
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer whose cancer cells became one of the most important tools in medicine. Rebecca Skloot takes the reader on an extraordinary journey in search of Henrietta's story.
xii, 431 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
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