Angel Face: The Real Story of Student Killer Amanda Knox by Barbie Latza Nadeau

By Barbie Latza Nadeau

Regardless of the entire airtime dedicated to Amanda Knox, it’s nonetheless demanding to reconcile the fresh-faced honor scholar from Seattle with the sexually rapacious killer convicted of the November 2007 homicide of her British roommate. Few american citizens have heard all the strong proof that confident a jury that Knox was once one among 3 humans to sexually attack Meredith Kercher, brutalize her physique, and reduce her throat. In Angel Face, Rome-based Daily Beast senior author Barbie Latza Nadeau – who cultivated own relationships with the foremost figures in either the prosecution and the safety – describes how the Knox family’s heavy-handed efforts to regulate media assurance distorted the evidence, infected an American viewers, and painted an offensive, misguided photo of Italy’s justice method. An eye-opener for any mother or father contemplating sending a toddler away to review, Angel Face unearths what fairly went on during this incomprehensible crime.

Show description

Read or Download Angel Face: The Real Story of Student Killer Amanda Knox PDF

Best crime books

Breakout (Parker, Book 21)

"Parker's again in penitentiary, yet not only any outdated penal complex; it's the correctional heart, the place humans with out bail wait earlier than and through their trial. So Parker's first order of commercial is to construct a community between those cons and holiday on via to the opposite aspect. "--Publisher.

Out of Sight

Jack Foley used to be busting out of Florida's Glades criminal while he ran head-on into Karen Sisco with a shotgun. without warning the world-class gentleman felon used to be sharing a cramped motor vehicle trunk with a disarmed federal marshal--whose Chanel swimsuit expense greater than the take from Foley's final financial institution job--and the chemistry used to be operating additional time.

Dread Murder (Major Mearns and Sergeant Denny, Book 2)

Within the court docket of King George IV, significant Mearns—-an previous puppy of battle and veteran of Wellington's army—-is the mother or father of Windsor citadel. a few might name him a undercover agent; he calls himself a "watcher. " operating together with his shut pal, the ingenious Sergeant Denny, the pair continue a funky facade in the back of which they pass approximately their tasks quietly and not noted.

A Descent Into Hell: The True Story of an Altar Boy, a Cheerleader, and a Twisted Texas Murder

Brilliant, appealing, and either from solid households, collage of Texas university pupil Colton Pitonyak and colourful redhead Jennifer Cave had the area at their beckoning. Cave, an ex-cheerleader, had simply landed an exhilarating new activity, whereas a big-money scholarship to UT's prestigious company tuition lured Pitonyak to Austin.

Extra resources for Angel Face: The Real Story of Student Killer Amanda Knox

Example text

Now, suddenly, it’s a job with him that pays remarkably well. Traveling? What kind of traveling? ” “There are some businesses, mijn lieveling, which are not in any directory. ” She could see I meant it. “All right,” she said obediently. But, as I had good reason to know, my pliant, clownish, long-legged Anneke with those innocent blue eyes and those childish freckles was not always as pliant as she looked. She said nothing more about the matter until late that night in bed, and then it came out without warning.

In London, two weeks later, I deposited Anneke in the usual bed-and-board off the Kings Road and drove across town to the garage. ” “Not tomorrow, chum,” he said. ” “No, you’ll pull out empty right now, but you’ll be loaded up in Zurich day after tomorrow. The night after that it’s Luxembourg, and they’ll unload there. ” He gave me a big wink. “This is for a new customer. Pulled off a really fantastic fiddle in America. Got away with a million dollars, they tell me. ” So it was back to the b-and-b in Chelsea to pick up my ever-understanding girl who, without a question.

Drive right out and phone the same number immediately. I can’t see it happening though. ” “I hope so. ” He handed me a sheet of paper. “This a numbered list of addresses and the vital phone number. The man in London will give you a bill for car repairs, and all you do is match the number on his bill with this list. For example, two pounds on the bill means the merchandise goes to number two on the list. ” “So it seems. ” “Just phone the London number, and someone will show up to tow you to the nearest safe garage.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 17 votes