Amanda Knox: I'm Trapped in 'Limbo'

New book dishes on her life behind bars
By Emily Rauhala,  Newser User
Posted Oct 18, 2010 4:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – Excerpts from a new book provide a glimpse into Amanda Knox's life "in limbo"—otherwise known as an Italian prison. The as-yet released book, Take Me With You, chronicles the convicted killer's life behind bars and her hopes for the future. "I miss my family. I have friends who are like brothers and sisters to me," the author, Rocco Girlanda, quotes Knox as saying. "I want to live."

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The excerpt includes meditations on fame, the Independent notes. "Everybody tells me, 'You're famous.' I answer, 'I'm not Angelina Jolie!' How ugly to be famous for this. I would have preferred to be for something I built, I achieved," Knox reportedly said. There are signs, too, of contrition: "I know I have not always been understandable," she told Girlanda. Click here for the latest on the Amanda Knox case. (Read more Amanda Knox stories.)

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