Wings of Fire

Wings of Fire  (English, Paperback, Tiwari Arun)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Orient Blackswan
    • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
    • ISBN: 9788173711466, 9788173711466
    • Edition: 1999
    • Pages: 180
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    Summary of the Book

    One of the most inspiring and popular autobiographies to read is Late Abdul Kalam’s Wings of Fire. In this book, the former president shares his personal experiences and minutest details of his life. It narrates his life, right from the former late president’s rise from humble beginnings to his vision for the country in the year 2020. It has been divided into four parts equally. The first part narrates his early life that includes his parents, teachers and other influential role models. The second part deals with Kalam’s further education, work experience and his involvement with the military projects. The third and the fourth parts are about his ISRO career and the last phase of his life, where he was bestowed upon with several awards and honours. Buy Wings of Fire: An Autobiography online to read more about this great personality who played a pivotal role in shaping our country’s future.

    About the Author

    Wings of Fire - An Autobiography  was written by Dr Kalam and Arun Tiwari. Kalam examines. Kalam talks about his early life, effort, hardship, luck and chance that led him to become the frontman of Indian space research, nuclear and missile programs. Kalam began his career after graduating from MIT in Chennai, India. He worked with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and later moved to ISRO and helped establish Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre and pioneered the first space launch-vehicle program. Kalam later moved to DRDO to lead the Indian nuclear weapons program. A former President, and one of the smartest and inspirational Indian personalities that the world has ever seen, Abdul Kalam died on 27 July 2015, during a speech at Indian Institute of Management in Shillong, Meghalaya.

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    Imprint
    • Sangam Books Ltd
    Publication Year
    • 1999
    Dimensions
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    • 220 mm
    Depth
    • 7
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    Most Inspiring Book

    This is the most inspiring book I have ever read. Great salute to the man for his contribution to Indian Rocketry.I would like to recall few lines from book.
    1. What you imagine, is what you transpire.What you believe is what you achieve.
    2. A good plan executed violently right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
    3. Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension.
    4. Adversities always presents opportunities for introspection.
    and th...
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    Devendra Borkar

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    For the teenagers, To dream

    "If you want to leave your footprints in the sands of time, do not drag your feet."

    These are one of the most enduring lines that still lay etched in my memory. I have read this book long back, and I don't remember when, but surely the essence remains with me even today.

    This book is best suited for reading for the teenagers, to dream and to dare.
    It shows, how a person from the modest background ends up in being the First Citizen of a nation of one billion.
    It shows how a scientist, devo...
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    TARUN MITRA

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    Great man , Great THOUGHT

    I have collected all APJ & SWAMI Vivekanda 'S books . All books are awesome and inspiring .. Great man Great THOUGHT.
    You & me often waste lots of money in simple electronics goods or other fashion accessories/
    But forget to read their great thought,speeches and biography . I suggest you to include in your order just 150-200 INR more and place order with APJ & SWAMI Vivekanda 'S books. It should improve you and the Nation . Thanks for read this Bekar Comment ......
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    Great people , Great thoughts

    best line: the youth of today must unlearn this self defeating way of life. the culture of working for material possessions and rewards must be discarded.

    1. What you imagine, is what you transpire.What you believe is what you achieve.
    2. A good plan executed violently right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
    3. Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension.
    These are some great line of this Book
    4."If you want to leave your foo...
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    Anushka Tripathi

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    Great product

    Awesome book with some golden motivational
    Word. Really inspired by reading it. And if i say about the delivery and packaging it was just awesome. Very much impressed by the delivery
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    Wonderful

    Good print, good images, good written & I think this is one of the top books. Must read books for students & teachers.
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    "SIMPLE LIFE AND HIGH THINKING" an example by Sir A.P.J Abdul Kalam.

    As we all know that "Sir A.P.J is an extra-ordinary and a multitalented and a well known scientist.
    From this book one can understand that how a Muslim Boy with his Big and high Dreams and with his hardwork inspires him to become a well known scientists, what i mean to say that its an "AUTOBIOGRAPHY" of our respected sir A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
    It contains totally 32Years of his early life's story.

    It is an inspirational and Enthusiasmistic book for all generation and especially for youth and old...
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    SUMEDHA S.K

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    Motivating and Inspiring

    A very good book by a very good man.
    A fantastic and motivational read. It tells about the struggle of a boy who worked as a newspaper seller and earned a living for him as well as for his family.
    It shows how passion, hard work and dedication can help you realize your dreams instead of all the hardships. A boy's journey to a successful scientist and later the president of the largest democracy in the world.
    It really gives inspiration.
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    Chanda Kaushik

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    NOT ROCKET SCIENCE

    This book must be read with utmost peace and not in a jiffy. You can gain much from it if you are a good reader, otherwise you may think that it is any other book on rocket science. In starting it may seem a book on defence developments and history of the country but the life of Mr former President is worth a read. His life is a great source of inspiration and motivation for all of us, that comprises of not only Indians.
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    Ankit Aggarwal

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    wing's of the fire

    Wing's of the fire is the book of inspiration of the new generation because how a person meet all challenges.He is ideal of the new generation . In this book a person to know discipline,dedication.In this book
    1. What you imagine, is what you transpire.What you believe is what you achieve.
    2. A good plan executed violently right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
    3. Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension.
    4. Adversities alw...
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    SRIKANTA PANDA

    Oct, 2012

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    Q:How many chapters?
    A:preface, acknowledgement, introduction, orientation, creation, propitiation, contemplation, epilogue
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    Q:Is it suitable for seventh standard students ?
    A:Yes , of course if the student has a leaning towards Science , Space ,Rockets and understand simple english .It is one of the best book for an aspiring mind to know about hardwork and dreams
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    Q:What are the dimensions of this book??
    A:very vast dimension, very inspering and it will surely change the way you look your life and this world, filled with lots of motivation, you can go for it withought any doubt 👍👍
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