Lucy in the afternoon: an intimate memoir of Lucille Ball

Front Cover
William Morrow, Apr 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 271 pages
1 Review
Jim Brochu wrote a comic play that he felt would be perfect for Lucille Ball. He send it to her, and she called to say it had made her laugh for the first time in two years. Ball invited Brochu to her house for backgammon and lemonade. And a close friendship, lovingly revealed here, was begun. Illustrated.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Lucy in the afternoon: an intimate memoir of Lucille Ball

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Diehard Lucille Ball nuts are the likely readers of this corny star biography. Brochu, an admitted I Love Lucy freak, was 14 when he saw his heroine in a Broadway play and apparently never got over it ... Read full review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Lucille Ball was and always will remain my "idol". I've read countless materials on the Queen of Comedy and I can tell you that this particular book was my very favorite one. The author had an unique friendship with Lucy and his story is quite intersting, mesmorizing, easy to read and enables the reader to imagine each scene quite well. It is one of those books that makes it sad to finish and anxious to start it all over again! 


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

24 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information