Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis

From the daughter of Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis comes a hilarious and heartwarming account of his life, work, and legacy.Most of us know Harold Ramis as the filmmaker and actor who brought warmth and humor to the big screen in classics like Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, National Lampoon's Vacation, Groundhog Day, and National Lampoon's Animal House. To Violet Ramis, he was best known as an amazing father, confidant, and friend. In Ghostbuster's Daughter, Violet reflects on the life and legacy of her father, providing readers with an extraordinarily candid and insightful look into the man who helped shape modern American comedy.Funny, endearing, and vulnerable, Ghostbuster's Daughter takes readers into the personal life of an American comedy icon, from his humble roots in Chicago and his ascension into Hollywood superstardom to his personal philosophies on life, love, and filmmaking. While the book serves as a comprehensive biography of her father's filmmaking career, Ghostbuster's Daug..


Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis Reviews

Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis
John

I will say it is in fact, impossible to put down. Finished it in a single day. Harold Ramis was a big part of my childhood, mainly through GHostbusters 1 and 2 playing repeatedly and overtime Stripes, Caddyshack, Vacation and Animal house. He very well a major part of what my comedy through his writing and occasionally acting. His daughter is equally as cool as him, maybe more so. This book was a joy to read. Violet Ramis Stiel wrote a loving book about her and her dad. It is all not airs and gr ...more

Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis
Terry Enright

I expected a little less Violet and a little more Harold. In retrospect though it is a about life with Dad, so I guess that's my bad.

Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis
Patricia

Honest, heartwarming and humorous. I wouldn't want to have know Violet in high school, but I'd love to meet her now!

Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis
Brendan Egan

RIP

Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis
J.A. McNeil

Couldn’t put it down and read the entire book in one day. Here was my adolescence through adulthood juxtaposed with one of my favorite actors and screenwriters life story. The brave memoir of Harold Ramis’ daughter is honest, eye-opening, and beautifully told with candid photos and countless interesting anecdotes. Ramis is someone I would love to have as a girlfriend, next door neighbor or fellow colleague. Who would have had such a rare glimpse into a Hollywood success story? Not only did she l ...more