The book “Beyond the Last Blue Mountain: A Life Of J. R. D. Tata” has been authored by whom? [A]R M Lala [B]Gita Subramaniam [C]C. S. Lakshmi [D]Elena . An Exhaustive And Unforgettable Portrait Of India&Amp;Rsquo;S Greatest And Most Respected Industrialist. Written With J.R.D. Tata’S Co-Operation, This. LibraryThing Review. User Review – aniruddhamatay – LibraryThing. A very well compiled book given that it is a story of such a magnanimous personality.

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Many detailed aspects into his life could have been avoided to keep the narration to a minimum, but at the same time portray the personality of JRD. Open Preview See a Problem? Taj Mahal And Cherry Blossoms. The last chapter is very very moving. Then it outlines the risks involved and the challenges that were faced by Jeh and friends and the clever and determined approaches that they lie to overcome them.

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I started reading this book for the same reason. It looks like there was a time when the Government acted as a bully taking away years of toil with scant compensation, and happy that may be such times have passed A man who has probably done more in a single lifetime than lots of people would do in multiple lifetimes. The modesty made him a great person. A truly inspiring biography and a must read for every person. The Tatas were single handedly responsible for most of the early tools placed at our citizens disposal.

Believing that what was good for India must be good for Tatas, he took the bureaucratic slaps without complain and still did his best because he did not know any other way to live. I loved the way JRD’s early life, and his interest in flying has been described. Earmark areas for Hindu temples, Mohammedan mosques and Christian churches.


Must read this book, you will surely learn lot of life changing lessons. The book is written in a slow pace, dwelling on small aspects and habits of JRD. Jul 22, Aamil Syed rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s a poignant story of determination of Jeh to serve the nation, as he continued as the chairman of Air India International, despite an apathetic and sometimes hostile Indian Bureaucracy.

The conclusion of this story is a well-known story of shameful disregard of the contribution of the man who started the Indian Air Industry, by the Indian government as he was being showered by accolades and awards abroad.

He backed the enterprising youth and made them the The book is worthy of the man. J R D Tata: Account Options Sign in.

I have read this book somewhere in and totally engrossed and inspired by JRD. A compelling read, divided properly in 4 sections, talking about his early life, childhood, joining the Tata’s and becoming the Chairman of Mountakn Sons at the early age of 36, his role in setting up the Indian aviation industry, starting from scratch, nurturing it for 46 years, and taking it to great heights in the World Yhe Sector.

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The 63 years service to Tatas is an unforgettable and cherished endeavour, by all standards. Which is a shortcoming. The dream had come true.


Excellent book to read. This is the biography of J. At many places, the author seem to be siding with the Og House and many policies of different governments have been criticized, which is not always correct.

Beyond the last blue mountain: a life of J.R.D. Tata – R. M. Lala – Google Books

Jul 14, Riyaz Shaikh rated it really liked it. I wanted to read and know more about him. To know that the airline was once held in great respect is good lazt know, but the shambles it is in now can be easily explained by the government takeover. User Review – Flag as inappropriate The Biography of ‘Jeh’ as he is fondly called by his friends and well wishers in the Industry is very fascinating and makes great impact on the minds of young Entrepreneurs and alike.

A must read lsst all. Written in a very lucid language this book is a must read. He gave advices that became prophecies realized decades later. Jan 18, Nitin Sharma rated it it was amazing. This concludes the first section and builds up some excitement about the most important contribution by Jeh to the world — the Indian Civil Aviation industry. This is an amazing tale of a leader who changed India for better.