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By Barbie Latza Nadeau

Despite the entire airtime dedicated to Amanda Knox, it really is nonetheless difficult 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 the entire strong proof that confident a jury that Knox was once one in every of 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 main figures in either the prosecution and the protection – describes how the Knox family's heavy-handed efforts to manage media assurance distorted the evidence, infected an American viewers, and painted an offensive, erroneous photo of Italy's justice procedure. An eye-opener for any mum or dad contemplating sending a toddler away to review, Angel Face finds what fairly went on during this incomprehensible crime.

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Media, especially the morning news programs, badly misread. Barbie Latza Nadeau’s sensitive, clear-eyed, and compelling examination of a perplexing case is now a book—the second in our provocative Beast Book series—that brings to American readers the first full account of this baffling case. The book finally gets behind the impassive “angel face” (as the Italian tabs sneeringly called the defendant) to find the real Amanda Knox. Mining diaries, social networking sites, exclusive interviews, and telling moments in the courtroom, Nadeau paints the first full portrait of a quirky young woman who is neither the “she-devil” presented to an Italian jury nor the blameless ingenue her parents believe her to be.

She later wrote in a personal e-mail to a friend that she had sex with him in the bathroom of the train. She elaborated on the same September 2 MySpace entry: in fact, met a guy named frederico on the train to florence from milan, and we ended up hanging out together in florence, where he bought both deanna and i dinner and then, when deanna went to bed, we smoked up together, my first time in italy . . In Perugia, the sisters searched the classifieds and message boards for an apartment. Amanda’s uncle had lined up a two-week internship at the Bundestag to kick-start her German studies, and she was planning to return to Perugia after she finished in Berlin.

He was too friendly, often touching and kissing both Amanda and Meredith against their will. Meredith told friends how uncomfortable she was about him coming to the house, and they, in turn, would tell police that the Argentinean was most likely her killer. But he was out of town when the murder occurred. A few days after Meredith and Giacomo started their romantic relationship, on October 25, 2007, Amanda met Raffaele Sollecito at a classical music concert. She was drawn to him immediately because he looked like Harry Potter, with his wire-rim glasses and boyish face.

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