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Wings of Fire

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Product Type: Biography
Vendor: Keny Stationery

Author: Arun Tiwari
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  • Author : Arun Tiwari
  • Publisher : Universities Press
  • Edition : First Edition (1 January 1999)
  • Language : English
  • Genre : Biography
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"The Wings of Fire" is an inspirational autobiography by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, a visionary scientist and the 11th President of India. From humble beginnings, Kalam's journey to success is a testament to grit and hard work. The book shares personal insights, experiences, and anecdotes, inviting readers to identify with their inner potential. It details Kalam's childhood, school, and college days, highlighting significant moments, including his time at NASA and personal tragedies. The second half focuses on Kalam's role as the 'Missile Man of India,' contributing to the country's guided missile program. Co-authored by Arun Tiwari, a fellow scientist, the book has become a bestseller, translated into thirteen languages, and features 24 photographs. Dr. Kalam's life, outlined in "The Wings of Fire," serves as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring individuals, emphasizing the belief that everyone possesses the strength to bring positive change to the world.

From the Back Cover

"There is something that everybody can extract from this book...  The book is worthy of being read by every Indian..."                                                           M  S  Mukunda

 "Which book would you make compulsory reading?" 

       "APJ Abdul Kalam's Wing's of Fire."                                          M  V  Kamath

      ".... a book worth its weight in gold."                      Bhawani-Prasad  Chattopadhyay

       "Nothing could be more inspiring in my life than reading your autobiography."                                                                                                                  Rajesh Pant

"... a warm and intensely personal, deeply passionate story of a common boat-owner's son who has become India's most distinguished living technocrat... the book is "all-Kalam's personal story is a valuable document that ... Indians can be world beaters ... with no foreign training or degree. for this upbeat message alone, his autobiography is worth a 100 management tomes."                                                  Anand Parthasarathy

This autobiographical account is the most inspiring one I have read in recent years.                                                                                                                  Gangan Prathap   

".... I strongly suggest that one read  this book."                            Pratap Ravindran                                               


About the Author

Arun Tiwari:
Arun Tiwari rose to fame as an author with his book Wings of Fire, which he co-authored with Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. He's a missile scientist who worked under the guidance of Kalam. Tiwari contributed to the design of the missiles, Akash and Trishul and is the first Indian who designed a titanium bottle to power missiles. Apart from this, Tiwari has been the director at the Cardiovascular Technology Institute in Hyderabad. He received the Defense Technology Spin-Off Award for developing the Kalam-Raju stent.