Ramsey Hootman

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Ramsey Hootman grew up in a small Northern California town. After spending a year in China teaching Business English to adults, she went to work as a travel writer and married her own programmer. They have one child.

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Books by this Author

Courting Greta

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be Alyosha, not Ivan.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. It doesn't exist; only contentment.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. At the risk of sounding like an egomaniac, Dr. Samuel Johnson.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Robin. (I'd say Batman, but I'll take a pass on the whole perpetual depression thing.)

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Orthotist.

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