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Amanda knox tells of prison abuse, Speaks out on murder in new memoir

In a book due out at the end of the month, the woman convicted of murdering her roommate opens up on the mistreatment she suffered while incarcerated, unfair treatment at the hands of authorities and what happened on the night of the crime

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While imprisoned in Italy for four years for the murder of her roommate, Amanda Knox fended off sexual harassment from guards and an overture from a cellmate. On the night of the killing, she was smoking marijuana and watching a movie with her Italian boyfriend. And those infamous cartwheels that she reportedly performed in the police station never happened. 

GRIM OUTLOOK: Amanda Knox arriving at the tribunal for sentencing after she was convicted of murdering her roommate in 2007.

These assertions are among the many in Waiting to Be Heard, the long-awaited memoir that is Ms Knox's most extensive public testimony since she was convicted, and then acquitted, of killing her 21-year-old British roommate, Meredith Kercher.

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