The perfect mile : three athletes, one goal, and less than four minutes to achieve it

by Bascomb, Neal Year Published: 2005 Call number 796.42 BAS

A stirring account of athleticism in the face of adversity follows the remarkable journey of three young men-John Landy, Wes Santee, and Roger Bannister-who suffered defeat at the Helsinki Olympics in 1952 but nevertheless vowed to break the four-minute mile, training tirelessly to accomplish their goal.