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 book recollects many anecdotes and stories from childhood, his time at school and college followed by the time spent at the Langley Research Center, NASA and Wallops Flight Facility, every incident gets a lot of attention. He also mentioned personal tragedies like the time when he lost his father. Events when he was conferred with many awards like the Padma Bhushan have also been written in great detail. 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 was the reason that he was nicknamed as the 'Missile Man of India'. The book also contains 24 photographs at various stages of his life.