A Girl Lost to the World and Found in the Art of War

A Girl Lost to the World and Found in the Art of War

by Hailey Dollar


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Hailey Dollar tells a riveting tale of the ups and downs of her life�from her traumatic childhood to her struggles as a teenager and finally, her experiences as a U.S. Army medic.

Dollar shares her life, from her first memories as a child, being passed on from her mother to her grandmother and her constant struggle to find herself. She fought for the freedom she longed for and felt she deserved.
Every chapter reveals momentous events in her life, as she discusses how her life has taken her from one experience to the next: a verbally abusive household, bullying, sexual encounters, failed relationships, and the beauty that is motherhood.
Join Hailey as she takes you on a ride with a tale that will surely leave you teary-eyed, inspired, and grateful for life and all experiences that come with it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628385151
Publisher: Page Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/2014
Pages: 114
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

Hailey dollar was born July 31st, 1989 and grew up in Yorktown, Virginia. She attended grade school at York High and completed her secondary education at Peninsula Catholic High School. She attended Christopher Newport University briefly, but left to join the United States Army as a Healthcare Specialist. She was deployed to Mosul, Iraq from October of 2009 through October of 2010 and was stationed At Fort Hood, Texas for the duration of her career.

In October of 2012, she received an honorable discharge when she welcomed her daughter into the world. She currently holds a Bachelor Degree of Health Science, a Master Degree of Health Science, and is attending classes to pursue her Ph.D with Trident University International.

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A Girl Lost to the World and Found in the Art of War 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
While it is a very interesting story of loss, love, heartache, triumph, and redemption- it feels rather rushed and detailed in rather strange spots.  It was an interesting but somewhat difficult read with all of the mistakes.   Didn't take long to read and it allowed me to read in one sitting.  
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite A Girl Lost to the World and Found in the Art of War by Hailey Dollar is the author’s soul-searching story of her struggles, conflicts and her ups and downs in life. The book speaks about the author's constant need to connect with her inner self, her traumatic childhood and, later on, her experiences as a U.S. Army medic. The account of her life in an abusive household, failed relationships, drinking binges, sexual encounters, bullying and motherhood takes readers on a melancholic yet inspirational journey. Putting down her story honestly without any kind of bias, and her gratitude towards life and all the experiences she learnt from her life, make it a book worth reading. It is a story that will keep readers riveted. The book has pictures of Hailey with the different people in her life and at different stages. It gives the autobiography a more personal touch, making it easy for readers to connect with the characters in Hailey's life. The book gives a positive message of acceptance. The author tells readers that once you accept the positive and negative outcomes in life and find out who you really are, then you are free from everything and life becomes easy to live. It is a story of pain, loss, love, redemption, acceptance and triumph. The author gives confidence and strength to readers by saying there is nothing that cannot be fixed. On the whole, it is an inspirational and motivational read that will help readers look at life in a positive way.