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My Life

An Illustrated Autobiography
Written by: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Narrated by: Smita Singh
Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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Publisher's Summary

'The story of my life has become intertwined with the story of this country. And somewhere along the way, as I met a million children across this land, I too learnt from a million minds. This book was not written to only tell my story. I want every young reader to think that this book is his or her story too.'

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has been one of the most iconic figures of Independent India. A scientist, leader, thinker, teacher and writer, he achieved remarkable success in various fields. Yet, what endeared him to so many was his dedication to the idea of a developed India, his simple and direct way of interacting with people and his deep love for his fellowmen.

In My Life Dr Kalam writes his life story starting from his days growing up at Rameswaram; about working on India's space and missile programmes; his years as the 11th president of India; and about his life thereafter. Full of anecdotes that demonstrate the importance of hard work, commitment,courage and innovative thinking, this autobiography is a wonderful introduction to a remarkable life. Simply written, My Life will inspire listeners of all ages.

©2015 A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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Highly motivating, inspiring & thought provoking book. It explains with real life experience how a humble poor boy from a remote village in Rameswaram fulfilled his childhood dreams and become the President of India.

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motivational

loved it. how a simple man achieved all he wanted to simply through dedication towards his job!

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Inspiring Role Model

Extremly inspiring and admiring story of our beloved president of people. Specially guidance on hardwork with simple life example...Respect as always.

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I loved it.. it's my 1st book of Abdul Kalam

I admire him the most... so i choose his book to hear 1st. It's my most Unforgettable moment in my life.

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Active President of India

This book is to inspire children and it motivates teachers ,it covers his school life , college life and how he shaped his career,at Last he is giving thought provoking message to youth of India.

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Beautiful mind ... Perfection!

Life definitely depends on how we see it , how you derive conclusions from what has happened. you can learn how life is dependent on things you emphasize. story' of a simple human being who's influence will live for generations.

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Nice one but the voice should be bass

Nice experience with clear explanations but should be more bass voice as voice is too sweet you may doze off

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Brilliant one.. chasing the dreams and passion

Brilliant one.. chasing the dreams and passion with out forgetting the past and our teachers and mentors.

it's ignites some of cells of yours which is mentally to be supporting poor and kids. It can even transform it in to a great patriotic..

undoubtedly a great motivation for a common man like me.

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  • Yeshwanth Reddy
  • 29-04-17

its amazing!!!

its a great pleasure to hear the life of missile man of India APJ Abdul kalam.I learned a lot from these

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  • URS
  • 21-05-19

every kid and adult from India need to hear this

every kid and adult from India need to hear this book. inspired by his thoughts

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  • Prabha
  • 08-04-18

inspiring biography of Kalam, pure and true<br /><br />

inspiring biography of Kalam, pure and true

Loved it and recommend it to for aspiring youngsters

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  • Mohan
  • 16-01-18

Must for youngsters

What an inspirational autobiography of mr apj Abdul kalam, must for youngsters. Thank you Audible.