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Neal Bascomb
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NEAL BASCOMB has published a number of international and national bestsellers, including Higher, The Perfect Mile, Red Mutiny and Hunting Eichmann.  His books have been optioned for film, featured in several documentaries and translated in 10 languages.  He has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times. He and his wife and their two daughters make their home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.




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Higher
A Historic Race to the Sky and the Making of a City
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 21, 2004
Price: $19.00

The Roaring Twenties in New York was a time of exuberant ambition, free-flowing optimism, an explosion of artistic expression in the age of Prohibition. New York was the city that embodied the spirit and strength of a newly powerful America.

In 1924, in the vibrant heart of Manhattan, a fierce rivalry was... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Higher
A Historic Race to the Sky and the Making of a City
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 21, 2003
Price: $16.99

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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory. But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing. A physics... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.00

THE NEW COOL is the astonishing and inspiring story of a team of high school seniors and their mentor, who come together–not to play a sport or exercise their athletic prowess–but rather to build a machine that will compete in the most heated, sophisticated robotics competition in the world. The FIRST... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

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