Wings of Fire: 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.
The novel revolves around the life of Mr. Kalam a renowned scientist as he shares his experiences and the minutest of details of his life. His family background, the pain and suffering he went through and recollected himself is commendable.
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 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 wings of fire book also contains 24 photographs at various stages of his life.
What is Wings of Fire?
This autobiography comprises of a balance of details of the technological and political challenges faced to prosper in its aeronautical and space program. It is also a success story of Dr.Kalam’s participative management practices.
“Wings of Fire” is an account of a young boy who tries to achieve his dreams beating all odds. The story emphasizes the importance of family, relatives, and friends in helping achieve each other’s goals and turning dreams to reality.
It teaches us to become a patriotic citizen of our country shown in the book as a determinant India and countless effort of its scientists in achieving superiority in aeronautical, space and rocket technology.
Wings of fire book offers an important lesson of finding success from failures of Indian space and rocket infrastructural programs. A good presentation of the role of other renowned scientists molding our country’s future.
This book is full of information and is a recommended choice for every student because this book has the influence and power to motivate a person to stand out in life. “Wings of Fire” is a unique model of accomplishing one’s goals, while fulfilling the promise to its country.
Throughout the book, there are morals that are for the grooming purposes for everyone, even for the administrators. Abdul Kalam tells us how the finest of people can be brought out. Abdul Kalam is referred to as ‘spiritual scientist’, his visions and contributions to his country.
He was the first one with a vision that India has great potential in its space and satellite development of launch vehicles. SLV’s provide as the foundation for a range of state-of-the-art missile technology in India’s military.
Abdul Kalam, an optimist, made helped India become self-sufficient in its space and rocket technology.
The book also inspires the youth of India living nationally and internationally that they appreciate the one marvel achieved by their nations hero, Abdul Kalam and strive themselves to become strong in every area of their profession and make India prosper for eternity.
Abdul kalam’s efforts in association with other scientists would make ordinary Indian understand the zeal, the effort of a human soul in making India, a well-respected country in space science.