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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The name Tata is more than just a brand and J. Aug 04, Abhinav Jain rated it it was amazing.

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Apparently Tatas together with Birlas were the pioneers who came up with the original five year plan of India which the government modified and beyonf it. This book provides an amazing insight not only about one of the most important man in India but about the industrial, social and political history of 20th century India.

This is a biography and as biographies go, it is quite extensive an account of the life and times of J. He became my hero. Tata Letters and Keynote also seems to be an interesting read to gain insight into the mind of this humble, somewhat media-shy and intense individual.


What a leader he was.

Beylnd, the part relating to JRD’s connection with politicians at the time is a little bit drag. The insights into the tata work ethic, values and culture is far reaching.

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JRD spearheaded and helped in the establishment of all premi Excellent book to read. The books are a must read for all of us to understand what all Tatas had gone through to establish some of the earliest industries. Tata, the patriarch of the biggest industrial house in India, comparable in stature to Forbes, Rockefeller or Du Pife. Apr 03, Rishi Prakash rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page.

Beyond The Last Blue Mountain: A Life Of J. R. D. Tata

A truly inspiring biography and a must read for every person. Two main things come to our minds. 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. The 63 years service to Tatas is an unforgettable and cherished endeavour, by all standards. But he never deserted them at any grave situations.

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 know that aiming at perfection has its drawb I was always fascinated by this gentleman Mr. I wanted to read and know more about him. But Entrepreneurs like JRD have done a greater job by providing a means for employment to thousands of people.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Apr 12, Dhawal rated it it was amazing. It is also a most inspiring but also a most heart breaking one.

Today’s profit mongering socially blind businessmen-politician nexus are really destroying the foundation on which modern India’s path to development is build on Both the books can get a bit draggy but they are still amazing reads about stellar icons and captains of the industry.

You will learn many aspect about TATAs. A Life Of J. View all 5 comments. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Account Options Sign in.

He gave advices that became prophecies realized decades later. This book talks about Jeh’s passion, commitment and unwavering dedication towards the principles that he always held close to his heart. The modesty made him a great person. What was surprising for me is the degree of contributions.