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Publisher's Summary

“We are all born with a divine fire in us. Our efforts should be to give wings to this fire”. President Kalam’s inspiring autobiography has touched the hearts of people all over the world. The book talks about the his humble beginnings in a small village in Tamil Nadu and his ascent to one of the most powerful positions in the country. 

Music: 3 Brothers & a Violin

©1999 Universities Press (India) Pvt. Ltd (P)2004 Karadi Tales

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Inspiring. music in narration is distracting

music and songs can be avoided , it's distracting for a book listener . it distract the flow

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Excellent Narration by Girish Karnard

Loved it and inspired me. Some beautiful songs in between made the Narration more soothing effect

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Incomplete narration

Narrator is very good. But it is not complete book as many paras are skipped.

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Truely inspirational

I loved the inspirational life of Abdul Kalam. But I feel many things are skipped in audio that are there in book.

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wonderful presentation and the music played in bet

wonderful presentation and the music played in between is awesome. It is a sweet and short audiobook

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Heartly Saying so inspired by you sir 🙏,I have

My brother Recommended it but now I m so glad I could hear it,Sir u r always down to earth.and so humble ur simplicity and faith in God , Inspired me a lot 🙏👍

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Loved the book

Loved the book Girish Karnad did justice to the job assigned. Loved it. Must read

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Hope for the poor and unrecognised talent

APJ Abdul Kalam is a believer, fighter, humble person. He being a president of India is a right recognition for the nation.

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Heart touching story of great Kalam sir

Nice audio and music enriched the listening of a great leader story who is an inspiration for all Indians

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  • 25-09-20

Firey account to ignite mind!

effective speech, excellent music, moments of receiving Padma awards bring tears without fail, Great work

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  • Sanjay Kumar
  • 11-11-20

Simply superb

I love this chapter, great narration along with background classical music and chanting that really go great with story..

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  • 21-09-20

Great book

Loved it. I would recommend it for all age group. Very inspiring and emotionally rich book.

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  • 07-09-20

Must Listen it!

Dr. Kalam's is really an inspiration for someone who will try to learn from his life and teaching! While listening it remember perfection lies in focusing on minute details....... Thank you Dr. Kalam!

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  • Mohammed
  • 04-06-20

The song could have been avoided

Thanks for reading this books.Songs break the flow of the book... light music is fine. We salute Dr. APJ

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  • Savitha
  • 23-10-20

youngsters must read

very inspiring as book includes true events, wonderfully narrated by Girish Karnad Sir and very touching .

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  • Aman Deol
  • 11-08-20

Nice book

This book was quick n engaging but didnt need so many songs. Otherwise nice book.