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Aloha Magnum: Larry Manetti’s Magnum, P.I. Memories
It was around a decade ago when Larry Manetti, the talented actor who brought the character Rick to life on the beloved TV series Magnum PI, decided to share his treasured memories from the set in a book. This book, aptly titled "Aloha Magnum," quickly became a sensation among Magnum PI enthusiasts. In fact, it flew off the shelves, and for a while, it seemed like Larry Manetti had returned to his everyday life, content with the success of his book.
However, there was something about "Aloha Magnum" that kept it in the limelight. Magnum PI fans continued to hear about the book, and new fans of the show kept emerging. Since only a limited number of copies had been printed, an interesting phenomenon occurred—its price on platforms like Amazon began to soar. It wasn't uncommon to stumble upon listings for the book with price tags in the hundreds of dollars.
So, what's a dedicated Magnum PI fan to do when faced with such a dilemma?
Enter Larry Manetti, the man who portrayed Rick, with a solution. He recognized that many fans were unable to lay their hands on the book due to its scarcity and the inflated prices. In a generous move, he decided to print an additional 500 copies, making them available for sale online. And the best part? He priced these copies at a much more reasonable $20, plus shipping, making it an accessible treasure for anyone who holds Magnum PI close to their hearts.
If you're a fan of Magnum PI or have one in your life, this opportunity is certainly worth seizing. Larry Manetti's "Aloha Magnum" not only provides a window into the behind-the-scenes magic of the iconic show but also offers a delightful blend of anecdotes, recipes, and an episode guide enriched with Manetti's personal notes. It's a captivating read for fans and a genuine piece of TV memorabilia.
But here's the kicker—Larry Manetti isn't just sending out these precious copies; he's also graciously offering to sign each one, adding a personal touch that elevates the book to a cherished keepsake for Magnum PI enthusiasts. With the brisk pace at which these 500 copies are selling, one can't help but wonder when, or if, we'll see another run of "Aloha Magnum." So, for fans old and new, this is an opportunity worth seizing before it becomes as elusive as the treasure hunts on the show itself. I, for one, am thrilled to finally have a copy in my possession.
Aloha Magnum: Larry Manetti’s Magnum, P.I. Memories [@] LarryManetti.com