It's rare that I finish a book -- even a very good book -- and immediately begin to change my plans for the future. When I finished this one, I did just that, and I looked around the train for other women and men who needed to read this book. I wanted to put it in someone's hand right away. That is the power of the information printed here. It affects you, and your mother, and your children, and your friends -- male and female. It is already inside you.— Sarah G.
In this informative and highly entertaining account, intrepid science reporter Williams sets out to uncover the latest scientific findings from the fields of anthropology, biology, and medicine. Her investigation follows the life cycle of the breast from puberty to pregnancy to menopause.