Wings of Fire

Wings of Fire  (English, Paperback, Tiwari Arun)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Sangam Books Ltd
    • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
    • ISBN: 9788173711466, 9788173711466
    • Edition: 1999
    • Pages: 196
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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

    Apr, 2012

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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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    Ravi Sharma

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    Highly recommended

    Awesome book ever... it was my first novel and so good to read and understanding,page quality good also.. I recommend to all who want to read a inspirational book👍👍
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    Priya Raj

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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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    Ashutosh Sahu

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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

    Mar, 2013

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    A Must Read Book

    Introduction: The Book "Wings of Fire" is written by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India & Scientist with his younger colleague Arun Tiwari. It is an auto-biography of Dr. Kalam's life, from his birth till he became the President of India. Dr. Kalam has won many prestigious awards and has been the inspiration for many Indians.

    Overview: This book depicts the life of Dr. Kalam, his struggle, success achievements etc. till he became the President of India. This book covers all as...
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    Avinash Chouhan

    Nov, 2015

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    Awesome

    I have just finished this book! It's just amazing and I have ever read such books like it. If you finding a good book to read then I recommend this book to you! It must be read by everyone! I loved it during the reading!
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    Shailesh Baria

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    Nice product

    I love the book good for all ages kids there are a lot of things to learn in that book and I am glad that Flipkart had given it on the time I love it so much please it is good for all ages and you could also buy it one thing I don't like about the book is it gets fold immediately while delivering it got fold half please so that I gave it 4 stars
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    Flipkart Customer

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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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    Q:How many chapters?
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