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The fatal gift of beauty : the trials of Amanda Knox

Author: Nina Burleigh
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of the highly publicized 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher that examines the controversial prosecution, conviction, and sentencing of her American roommate while critiquing vulnerabilities in the Italian legal system.
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Genre/Form: True crime stories
Case studies
Nonfiction
Named Person: Amanda Knox; Amanda Knox; Amanda Knox
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Burleigh
ISBN: 9780307588586 0307588580 9780307588609 0307588602
OCLC Number: 699763845
Description: xxviii, 318 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue. Mezzanotte --
pt. 1. Etruscan gate. Cronaca Nera ; Slave ; Seattle ; Perugia --
pt. 2. Piazza. American girl ; Roommates ; The baron ; The vortex ; Vendemmia ; Hallowtide --
pt. 3. City of spires. Mignini ; Questura ; La Signora del Gioco --
pt. 4. The ancient wall. The dream teams ; Tribunale ; Capanne.
Other Titles: Trials of Amanda Knox
Responsibility: Nina Burleigh.

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Presents an account of the highly publicized 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher that examines the controversial prosecution, conviction, and sentencing of her American roommate while critiquing vulnerabilities in the Italian legal system.

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