‘Bascomb succeeds in seducing the reader into sympathising with them all and feeling involved in their individual stories’ The Spectator
‘The Perfect Mile is as inspiring as it is accurate and evocative’ Athletics Weekly magazine
‘Bascomb lets his wonderful story and its characters do the talking’ Sunday Telegraph
Neal Bascomb was born in St Louis, MO and is a graduate of Miami University. He began his writing career for Euromoney magazine in London before returning to the States to work as a book publisher for four years. He helped start the literary agency Carlisle & Company. He is passionate about athletics and hockey.
A fantastic book - it is a real testament to the author that even though you know what happens, the book grips you. It reads more like a novel than a work of non-fiction. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Manc10
Judging by the number of reviews (only five) this one has flown under the radar.
The author has taken a story that every schoolboy knows - how Roger Bannister became the first... Read more