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Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of Abdul Kalam

Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of Abdul Kalam

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Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam is written by Dr Kalam in association with Arun Tiwari. The book focuses on the trajectory of Kalam's journey-his childhood, his efforts to overcome all the obstacles in life, his steadfast grit to reach his goal, and his honest struggle to be someone.

Kalam has always been a motivational writer and speaker. His inspiring books instil into the reader a courage to aim high and pull out all the stops to fulfil big dreams. His other books like Ignited Minds, Target 3 Billion, Indomitable Spirit, and Inspiring Thoughts are a boost to the spirit. The book in question, as well as the other Abdul Kalam books are all available for online buying in India

Wings of Fire tells the amazing story how a little boy from Rameswaram, the son of a little-educated boat owner grew up to become a defence scientist and went on to lead the country's defence research and development programme. Kalam is at once a great scientist, an orator ... See more
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  1. 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
     a true hero with a true story 27 April, 2014 On Junglee.com
    its a book that you want to read it before die...
    The same book that I had read but the script is in Kannada translated by Jayaprakash puttur and the regarding book, its a biography book of our former president of India and an great scientist A.P.J Abdul kalam ...the story starts from his childhood and his birthplace Rameshwaram TN. to still the last ink used to write this book...and at the near end of the book sir says that 'this is the first lauch story of the fire wing, life goes on, we are all 900 million people want to think we are all one and being we Indians want to think that we are moving ahead in each and every field...' and at last the lines in the book touches your heart as the sir repeats that this story may end here because to this world I didn't took anything for free..I did earned money. didn't built anything, didn't have anything, am a bachelor, not have any son or daughter...its a fantastic book of inspiring life story of A.P.J Abdul kalam....go for it...worth to read it as you will get an experience to your life and dreams from the life of a great person A.P.J that too from a book of 200 pages..
    are we boon to have that? and there is no cons, its filled with pros ...
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  2. 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
     beautiful book 23 March, 2014 On Junglee.com
    Its a beautiful book. One who doesn't know what to do in life, please read this book. It will help you not only how to live, but how to live with passion... Every reader has to have this.. Inspiring from the beginnig to the end. The book is easy to read by almost anybody who can read and uses a very clean and fluent language!.
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  3.  BOOK REVIEW: WINGS OF FIRE, BY APJ ABDUL KALAM 27 February, 2014 On Junglee.com
    In regards to the writer:
    APJ Abdul Kalam is actually one of India’s the majority of known people. He or she functioned because 11th President of Of india, between 2002 and 2007. He or she seemed to be more popularly known as “The People’s President” throughout his or her time period. He has honorary doctorates through over thirty universities and is particularly the recipient of the country’s about three maximum civilian prizes – the Padma Bhushan, the Padma Vibhushan along with the Bharat Ratna.

    My own thoughts on the guide:
    Inspiration also comes in other ways. To see some sort of guide and become encouraged simply by it is definitely an awesome sensation. Throughout the last few days, We have got the enjoyment to be encouraged simply by number of like textbooks. A couple of ones ended up authored by the person We have got the enjoyment of experiencing twofold too, the 11th President of Of india, APJ Abdul Kalam.

    The two textbooks are usually a couple of aspects of his or her autobiography, and this also guide, Wings of Fireplace could be the primary part.

    I’m within my senses stop in respect of the way to review a autobiography, nonetheless it doesn’t feel suitable not to imply this guide is actually inspirational and another to be understand. It's a vacation as a result of command, as a result of challenges, over the living of the gentleman whom encouraged the media. The idea demonstrates another point of view to be able to issues, the one that we all don’t usually discover. The actual guide possesses several things that could be quotation, however My partner and i want to reveal this one…

    “He whom appreciates some others is actually discovered, however the sensible is the one whom appreciates herself. Learning without having knowledge is actually not good. ”

    My partner and i decided to go with this specific quote because doing so tells me to check straight into realizing those I am far too, and not simply check out recognize some others.

    An additional excerpt which looks into living was…

    “The problems is actually we frequently merely evaluate living rather than managing it. People dissect their own breakdowns regarding brings about and consequences, however hardly ever handle these individuals and acquire experience to master these individuals and therefore steer clear of their own repeat. This is the opinion: which as a result of problems and difficulties The almighty presents all of us an opportunity growing. While your own expectation and goals and goals are usually dashed, look for on the list of remains, often some sort of glowing opportunity concealed within the ruins. ”

    We have also acquired bogged along simply by breakdowns instead of managing it. Perhaps that's ended us through developing atleast a bit. Maybe My partner and i unsuccessful for a motive, and that opportunity remains. I'm sure it’s about time My partner and i started to look for which opportunity at this point.

    The actual guide is actually striking, nonetheless it almost certainly may not seem all the if you aren’t Indian native. Nevertheless, you'll find issues to obtain of computer.
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  4. 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
     Very Inspirational 29 April, 2014 On Junglee.com
    This is autobiography of Great Abdul Kalam wings of fire . It inspires me every time. when i gets disappointed i open this book and reads it every words in this book strikes in to my brain and touches my heart which gives me confidence boost .
    I will buy 3 books for thos who lost the confidence
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  5. 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
     Awesome book 27 January, 2014 On Junglee.com
    This is a perfectly composed book. If I remember correctly, this is the first book I've purchased online. Everything in this book is made so elegant right from the title to the content. This is one of the best books youth can put their hands on and glance through the pages.
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  6.  great book 2 August, 2014 On Junglee.com
    this is a great autobiography of monster abdul kalam this bookthis book is a great representation of a good life this book is a true inspiration to the students teachers so that is every person who has a limited resource need not indain in life being limited in life he has rose from small to town to be the first man of india i the president of india so it's a good lesson to be learnt from herbalife that any person can achieve great heights if he has passion for his job.great gift for your child thanks
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  7.  Inspirational Book from the inspiring man himself!! 25 May, 2015 On Junglee.com
    It is a p[easure to read accounts of one of the greatest icons of India written by the man himself. His professional life, accomplishments, are very well documented in the book. After reading the book, you do realize the importance of being humble and come to truly appreciate the meaning of "From humble beginnings, come great things"
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  8.  awesome 1 June, 2014 On Junglee.com
    as name suggest wings of fire that includes it all the whole book is inspiring and so helpful to build up the confidence in yung ppl around the country you must read this book instead of gifting your friends costly gifts one must go for this this comes below 300 bucks
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  9.  Inspiring !! 22 May, 2015 On Junglee.com
    The book which helped me achieve my dreams, in the words of Sir APJ Abdul Kalam, dream dream dream, and dream will lead you to success..!!
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  10. 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
     nice book ! 5 May, 2014 On Junglee.com
    This book is simply superb to read, its a book for all ages. This book is very inspiring , and its a very good read for the youth of this nation. The English used in this book is very simple and easy and hence it can be read by one and all.
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  1.  Inspirational Book from the inspiring man himself!!
    It is a p[easure to read accounts of one of the greatest icons of India written by the man himself. His professional life, accomplishments, are very well documented in the book. After reading the book, you do realize the importance of being humble and come to truly appreciate the meaning of "From Read more Published 1 year ago by PB On Junglee.com
  2.  Inspiring !!
    The book which helped me achieve my dreams, in the words of Sir APJ Abdul Kalam, dream dream dream, and dream will lead you to success..!! Published 1 year ago by Rohit Das On Junglee.com
  3.  great book
    this is a great autobiography of monster abdul kalam this bookthis book is a great representation of a good life this book is a true inspiration to the students teachers so that is every person who has a limited resource need not indain in life being limited in life he has rose from small to town to Read more Published 2 years ago by vijayy On Junglee.com
  4.  awesome
    as name suggest wings of fire that includes it all the whole book is inspiring and so helpful to build up the confidence in yung ppl around the country you must read this book instead of gifting your friends costly gifts one must go for this this comes below 300 bucks Published 2 years ago by rahul On Junglee.com
  5.  nice book !
    This book is simply superb to read, its a book for all ages. This book is very inspiring , and its a very good read for the youth of this nation. The English used in this book is very simple and easy and hence it can be read by one and all. Published 2 years ago by A-R On Junglee.com
  6.  Very Inspirational
    This is autobiography of Great Abdul Kalam wings of fire . It inspires me every time. when i gets disappointed i open this book and reads it every words in this book strikes in to my brain and touches my heart which gives me confidence boost .
    I will buy 3 books for thos who lost the confidenc Read more
    Published 2 years ago by Hrishikesh Mohanrao Chinchalikar On Junglee.com
  7.  a true hero with a true story
    its a book that you want to read it before die...
    The same book that I had read but the script is in Kannada translated by Jayaprakash puttur and the regarding book, its a biography book of our former president of India and an great scientist A.P.J Abdul kalam ...the story starts from his childhood Read more
    Published 2 years ago by K.P Shetty On Junglee.com
  8.  beautiful book
    Its a beautiful book. One who doesn't know what to do in life, please read this book. It will help you not only how to live, but how to live with passion... Every reader has to have this.. Inspiring from the beginnig to the end. The book is easy to read by almost anybody who can read and uses a very Read more Published 2 years ago by payal On Junglee.com
  9.  BOOK REVIEW: WINGS OF FIRE, BY APJ ABDUL KALAM
    In regards to the writer:
    APJ Abdul Kalam is actually one of India’s the majority of known people. He or she functioned because 11th President of Of india, between 2002 and 2007. He or she seemed to be more popularly known as “The People’s President” throughout his or her time period. He has honorary Read more
    Published 2 years ago by jatinahuja On Junglee.com
  10.  Awesome book
    This is a perfectly composed book. If I remember correctly, this is the first book I've purchased online. Everything in this book is made so elegant right from the title to the content. This is one of the best books youth can put their hands on and glance through the pages. Published 3 years ago by Prashanth On Junglee.com