"This book will remind you just how far we’ve come as a society by recounting the stories involved in bio-medical research, the use of human cell/tissue cultures in that research, doctor/patient relationships, and the treatment of blacks during the past 60 years of history."
"I read this treasure while sailing across the Pacific and even though all the books I read seemed marvelous at the time, this book remains an all time favorite. It is chuck full of interesting information that we should all, already know!"
"It's the question so many of us wonder about even if the question remans unarticulated: why have some societies excelled materially while others don't? This book provides some interesting theories. Some seem likely, others maybe. In any case you'll be ready for the next high caliber cocktail party after reading this."