Wings of Fire: An Autobiography
Universities Press, 1999 - Aerospace engineers - 180 pages
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, The Son Of A Little-Educated Boat-Owner In Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, Had An Unparalled Career As A Defence Scientist, Culminating In The Highest Civilian Award Of India, The Bharat Ratna. As Chief Of The Country`S Defence Research And Development Programme, Kalam Demonstrated The Great Potential For Dynamism And Innovation That Existed In Seemingly Moribund Research Establishments. This Is The Story Of Kalam`S Rise From Obscurity And His Personal And Professional Struggles, As Well As The Story Of Agni, Prithvi, Akash, Trishul And Nag--Missiles That Have Become Household Names In India And That Have Raised The Nation To The Level Of A Missile Power Of International Reckoning.
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I enjoyed the book more as a biography of Indian Space and Aerospace Innovations/advancements. And less of Dr. Kalam as a person. But still worth a read to know more about ISRO, DRDL and others in India. Read full review
Firstly I would like to mention that I thought this book this book is actually written by my inspiration Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
This is best biography I have ever read .
It fills a person with excitement to do something great in his or her life .
It will make anyone try to achieve success like him.
The only thing I wanted to do ,is to meet him but it's too late now .
I would like to say this to all the readers
ACHIEVE SUCCESS IN LIFE BUT NOT FOR YOURSELF ,
NOR FOR YOUR FAMILY ,NOR FOR FOR YOUR CASTE, NOR FOR YOUR RELIGION , BUT FOR YOUR COUNTRY AND FOR BETTERMENT OF SOCIETY
Always remember who we are , we are INDIANS
This book deserves full five stars because it is a perfect mixture of emotions and knowledge. I insist you to read it in the memory of a missile man of India, former president of India, a common man who changed the history of India 'A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM'.