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Every common man who by his sheer grit and hard work achieves success should share his story with the rest for they may find inspiration and strength to go on, in his story. The ‘Wings of Fire’ is one such autobiography by visionary scientist Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, who from very humble beginnings rose to be the President of India. The book is full of insights, personal moments and life experiences of Dr. Kalam. It gives us an understanding on his journey of success.
Dr. Kalam by narrating his life journey evokes the reader to identify with one’s inner fire and potential, for he was of the firm belief that each one of us was born with the strength and potential to make a tangible change in the world. How he inspired himself to achieve dreams and how he went about accomplishing so much is what the book captures nicely.
The book recollects many anecdotes and stories from childhood, his time at school and college. The time spent at the Langley Research Center, NASA and Wallops Flight Facility gets a lot of attention.
Personal tragedies have not been left out. The time when he lost his father and how he felt when conferred with many awards like the Padma Bhushan have been written in much detail.
The second half of the book deals with Dr Kalam, the scientist who made a significant contribution in developing the countries guided missile program, a pioneering effort for the security of the nation. It’s not with reason that he was nicknamed as the ‘Missile Man of India’. The book also contains 24 photographs at various stages of his life.
Authored by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and Mr. Arun Tiwari, the 180 page book ‘The Wings of Fire’ was first published in the year 2000. Mr Tiwari is a well-known missile scientist who has worked with Dr. Kalam. Having become a bestseller, the book has even been translated into thirteen languages, which includes Chinese and French.
Product Details Paperback: 316 pages Publisher: Hachette Book Group Us Agency (28 September 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 9780785155225 ISBN-13: 978-0785155225 ASIN: 0785155228 Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 2.5 x 22.9 cm
Paperback: 616 pages Publisher: Pearson Education; Third edition (30 June 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 9789332585607 ISBN-13: 978-9332585607 ASIN: 9332585601 Package Dimensions: 22.8 x 16.8 x 2.8 cm
An extraordinary book which gives us a unique insight into the life and thinking of the man who has single-handedly transformed the way we live today
About the Author Walter Isaacson began his career in journalism at The Sunday Times before becoming CEO of CNN. He is the author of several bestselling biographies.
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Product details Paperback: 592 pages Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group; 2015 edition (11 February 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 9780349140438 ASIN: 034914043X Product Dimensions: 12.8 x 3.8 x 19.5 cm
OVERVIEW McGraw-Hill proudly presents the sixth edition of the consistent best seller and the most celebrated title on the subject – Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth. The book is a must-read for the aspirants appearing for the Civil Services examinations as well as the other State Services examinations. It is conceived to cater to the requirements of not just students appearing for competitive examinations but also postgraduates, research scholars, academics and general readers who are interested in the country’s political, civil and constitutional issues. This edition comes with six brand new chapters. The extant chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated as per the recent developments.
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