In that, the book reads like a detective story in which, like Lieutenant Columbo, readers know the end.
Neal Bascomb has written the perfect book about the dramatic race to be first to break the four-minute mile.
Even if you aren't the book is written very well and the storyline (true story) keeps you flying throughout.
I found this book interesting, insightful and well written. I am not into sports, but I really enjoyed this book. Read morePublished 6 days ago by yorkielady
Any runner will appreciate the dedication, training, strategy, ability and competitive nature of these three amazing athletes. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Linda19542
Great for a five hour airplane ride
Inspiration gained from dedicating oneself to the impossible goals set by those afraid to try.
The story of Roger Bannister, John Landy and Wes Santee was one that I was not aware of, and even though I am a runner myself, I wondered if it would be interesting enough to hold... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard W. Hudson
Wonderful work that paints all the picture of these three great athletes and their commonality and differences. Inspiring and worth the read!Published 2 months ago by Dewey Bonedriver
Wow, I loved every minute reading this book. I knew that Roger Bannister from England was the first man to run under four minutes for the mile but I did not know anything else... Read morePublished 2 months ago by T. Cannon