Neal Bascomb is the author of Higher: A Historic Race to the Sky and the Making of a City. A former editor and journalist, he has appeared in documentaries on A&E and the History Channel. He has also written for the New York Times. A major motion picture based on The Perfect Mile is currently being developed by the team behind the movie Seabiscuit. A native of St. Louis, Bascomb now lives in New York. More information can be found at www.nealbascomb.com.Bascomb, Neal is the author of 'Perfect Mile Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It', published 2005 under ISBN 9780618562091 and ISBN 0618562095.