fortunate enough to be able to give Larrry his first break.
When the show was finished, I knew he would be special, not only as
an actor but as a person."
"Larry's book has refreshed
my memory of the happiest eight years of my life."
"It's only when you share a
motor home with someone with one toilet for eight years that you
know if he is a friend. Larry Manetti is my
Roger E. Mosely
"Larry's the only guy I know
who looks good cooking in a tuxedo; he's also the tallest short guy
"Magnum P.I. was my favorite
show - after Mannix, of course. This book is a warm,
entertaining, exciting, inside look at the makings of a popular
number one series set in Hawaii. A must read by any TV
Mike Connors (Mannix)
"Although I did not appear in
the series, which was Magnum, P.I.'s loss, Larry and Tom and I
became great friends."
"Larry Manetti is not only
one of God's lovely creatures, he is also a person who is least
known for all the goodness he spreads around. Not only a dear
friend to Frank Sinatra, but a great cook whom Frank and I depended
on often. He is a friend to everyone and loved by most.
He has a heart of gold and the pasta fagoli!"
"Frank and I adored spending
time with the Manettis. My husband loved working with Larry
and Tom Selleck on Magnum, P.I. and we've been close friends ever
since. Larry gave Frank and I "Rocky," a talkative
yellow nape Amazon parrot, in Hawaii as a going-away present!
Rock quickly learned som rather colorful language from my husband,
along with parts of "My Way," and often climbed down from
his perch, walked across the living room to join us in the den for
hors d'oeuvres - a very sociable bird! You're having a very
colorful life, Larry!"
"This book was written on