Waiting to Be Heard: A Memoir

Waiting to Be Heard: A Memoir

Amanda Knox

In March 2015, the perfect courtroom of Italy exonerated Amanda Knox, writer of the New York Times bestselling memoir Waiting To Be Heard. In an in a while to this newly issued paperback variation, Amanda updates readers on her existence on account that 2011, introduces the people who helped her persevere as her case persevered throughout the Italian courts, and stocks her plans for aiding others who've additionally been wrongfully convicted.

In November 2007, 20 year-old Amanda Knox had purely been learning in Perugia, Italy, for a couple of weeks whilst her buddy and roommate, British scholar Meredith Kercher, was once murdered. The research made headlines worldwide, and Amanda's arrest positioned her on the middle of a media firestorm. After an exceptionally debatable trial, she was once convicted of homicide in 2009. She spent 4 years in an Italian felony until eventually a brand new court docket, which appointed self sufficient specialists to check the prosecution’s DNA proof, affirmatively came upon her blameless in 2011.  She lower back domestic to Seattle, Washington.

But simply while Amanda proposal her criminal nightmare had ended, it all started once more. In March 2013, Italy’s optimum courtroom annulled the acquittal and despatched the case to the decrease courts for extra complaints. although no new facts was once brought opposed to her, Amanda was once came across in charge and sentenced to twenty-eight½ years in legal in January, 2014.  This choice used to be overturned via the Italian very best court docket, which exonerated her of the homicide charge.

In Waiting to Be Heard, Amanda speaks approximately what it was once prefer to locate herself imprisoned out of the country for a criminal offense she didn't devote, and what kind of she trusted the unwavering aid of her friends and family, a lot of whom made outstanding sacrifices on her behalf. Waiting to Be Heard is an unflinching, heartfelt coming-of-age narrative like no other—now with a brand new afterword, within which Amanda describes the heart-stopping ultimate twists in her struggle for freedom, and her hopes for the future.

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