facebook
twitter
search
search

Report: Amanda Knox inks $4M memoir deal

Feb. 16, 2012 at 6:03 PM
| License Photo

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- HarperCollins says it plans to publish a book by American Amanda Knox, who spent four years in an Italian prison before her murder conviction was overturned.

Knox, 24, was found guilty of the 2007 slaying of her British roommate in Perugia where both were foreign exchange students sharing a cottage.

The American college student's 2009 conviction was overturned and she was freed in October.

"Aided by journals she kept during her imprisonment, Knox will talk about her harrowing experience at the hands of the Italian police and later prison guards and inmates," HarperCollins said in a statement Thursday. "She will reveal never-before-told details surrounding her case and describe how she used her inner strength and strong family ties to cope with the most challenging time of her young life."

The as-yet-untitled memoir is scheduled to be published in 2013.

The Hollywood Reporter said Knox will be paid $4 million for the book.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Karrueche Tran goes blonde for 2015 BET Awards
Caitlyn Jenner surprises crowd at NYC Pride event
Katy Perry out ranks Taylor Swift as highest paid artist
Amy Schumer could become 'The Bachelorette,' host Chris Harrison agrees to her terms
Jack Carter, comedian and entertainer, dead at 93