Murder in Italy by Candace Dempsey
Amanda Knox, Meredith Kercher, and the Murder Trial that Shocked the World

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MURDER IN ITALY (Penguin/Berkley Books) is the true story of AmandaKnox, the American college student convicted of killing her British roommate.  
*The real, the true, the definitive book on the sensational Amanda Knox case
 
*Winner of True Crime Book 2010 Editor's Choice and Reader's Choice awards
* Library Journal Bestseller.

*Get the real story behind the tabloid headlines.

*Find out the secrets that weren't revealed in court.

This is Eat, Pray, Love gone horribly wrong. Under the Tuscan Sun on the dark side.

John Grisham couldn't invent this plot or cast of characters:

Two beautiful young women adore Italy and go there to study.

Only a few months into their Italian dream adventure, one roommate is
stabbed to death; the other is sentenced to 26 years for that killing,
which the prosecutor claims took place during a drug-fueled orgy
involving Knox's rich Italian boyfriend and a young man with a checkered
past.

So who killed Meredith Kercher? How did Amanda Knox become
the prime suspect? Could she be innocent?
Based in Seattle, Knox's hometown, the award-winning, Italian-American journalist Candace
Dempsey unravels the mystery, drawing upon trialtranscripts, autopsy photos, crime scene videos, prison diaries, Facebook pages and interviews with the key players for the prosecution and the defense in Perugia, Italy, where she flew often to cover the events up close.

Dempsey covered this sensational case from the very beginning on her
true crime blog, hosted by seattle pi.com, featured on Newsweek.com, and
read around the world.She has discussed the case on CNN Anderson Cooper 360, CNN Headline News, MSNBC and many other radio and TV shows.
 

About Candace Dempsey

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Published April 27, 2010 by Berkley. 352 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Crime. Non-fiction

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