Table of Contents for Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


A Few Words About this book 11(6)
Prologue: The Woman in the Photograph 17(12)
Deborah's Voice 29(2)
PART ONE LIFE
31(124)
1 The Exam ... 1951
33(8)
2 Clover... 1920-1942
41(16)
3 Diagnosis and Treatment ... 1951
57(12)
4 The Birth of HeLa ... 1951
69(13)
5 "Blackness Be Spreadin All Inside" ... 1951
82(12)
6 "Lady's on the Phone" ... 1999
94(11)
7 The Death and Life of Cell Culture ... 1951
105(11)
8 "A Miserable Specimen" 1951
116(7)
9 Turner Station ... 1999
123(16)
10 The Other Side of the Tracks ... 1999
139(10)
11 "The Devil of Pain Itself" 1951
149(6)
PART TWO DEATH
155(146)
12 The Storm ... 1951
157(7)
13 The HeLa Factory ... 1951-1953
164(21)
14 Helen Lane ... 1953-1954
185(7)
15 "Too Young to Remember" ... 1951-1965
192(13)
16 "Spending Eternity in the Same Place" ... 1999
205(15)
17 Illegal, Immoral, and Deplorable ... 1954-1966
220(16)
18 "Strangest Hybrid" ... 1960-1966
236(11)
19 "The Most Critical Time on This Earth is Now" ... 1966-1973
247(13)
20 The HeLa Bomb ... 1966
260(9)
21 Night Doctors ... 2000
269(20)
22 "The Fame She So Richly Deserves" ... 1970-1973
289(12)
PART THREE IMMORTALITY
301(220)
23 "It's Alive" ... 1973-1974
303(19)
24 "Least They Can Do" ... 1975
322(13)
25 "Who Told You You Could Sell My Spleen?" ... 1976-1988
335(13)
26 Breach of Privacy ... 1980-1985
348(9)
27 The Secret of Immortality ... 1984-1995
357(10)
28 After London ... 1996-1999
367(24)
29 A Village of Henriettas ... 2000
391(14)
30 Zakariyya ... 2000
405(15)
31 Hela, Goddess of Death ... 2000-2001
420(15)
32 "All That's My Mother" ... 2001
435(15)
33 The Hospital for the Negro Insane ... 2001
450(19)
34 The Medical Records ... 2001
469(11)
35 Soul Cleansing ... 2001
480(14)
36 Heavenly Bodies ... 2001
494(5)
37 "Nothing to Be Scared About" ... 2001
499(13)
38 The Long Road to Clover ... 2009
512(9)
Where They are Now 521(6)
Afterword 527(26)
Acknowledgments 553(18)
Notes 571