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...
|Title||:||Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis|
|Number of Pages||:||384 pages|
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Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis Reviews
Coming from a large, unique family full of laughter, sadness, joy and jewish heritage, this memoir quite simply hit me right in the feels. At times it may seem like Violet takes advantage of having her father as a safety net but she does so fully acknowledging that she's lucky to have it. Her honesty about how she and her father saw (and see) the world is refreshing and she blends in stories about Harold's movies that any comedy fan like myself will adore. My heart aches for Violet and anyone wh ...more
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.
This book thoroughly explores Violet Ramis Stiel's relationship with her father, legendary comedy actor, writer and director Harold Ramis. The focus remains squarely on that relationship, and we learn as much about the author as we do about her famous father. While film fans may be looking for more in-depth analysis of Ramis' process as a filmmaker, and more information about the making of his films than we get here, this book gives some fascinating insight into Ramis as a father and as a man. T ...more
Absolutely beautiful memoir about life with the multi-talented Harold Ramis, written by his daughter, Violet. I love his movies and was pleased to read that he was a pretty cool guy.
Honest, heartwarming and humorous. I wouldn't want to have know Violet in high school, but I'd love to meet her now!