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The Forgotten Killer: Rudy Guede and the Murder of Meredith Kercher (Kindle Single)

The Forgotten Killer Rudy Guede and the Murder of Meredith Kercher Kindle Single DESCRIPTION Amidst all the sound and fury surrounding the Italian murder trial of American student Amanda Knox two people have been largely forgotten One is the victim Meredith Kercher who was by a

  • Title: The Forgotten Killer: Rudy Guede and the Murder of Meredith Kercher (Kindle Single)
  • Author: Douglas Preston John E. Douglas Mark Olshaker Steve Moore Michael Heavey Jim Lovering Thomas Lee Wright
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  • Page: 349
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  • DESCRIPTION Amidst all the sound and fury surrounding the Italian murder trial of American student Amanda Knox, two people have been largely forgotten One is the victim, Meredith Kercher, who was by all accounts a lovely, intelligent young woman full of great promise Her murder was a terrible tragedy The other is Rudy Guede the actual murderer This book shows that thDESCRIPTION Amidst all the sound and fury surrounding the Italian murder trial of American student Amanda Knox, two people have been largely forgotten One is the victim, Meredith Kercher, who was by all accounts a lovely, intelligent young woman full of great promise Her murder was a terrible tragedy The other is Rudy Guede the actual murderer This book shows that the evidence against Guede was overwhelming from the beginning That he committed the crime alone, without help, is also beyond question Guede was convicted in a fast track trial and sentenced to 16 years in prison But with time off for good behavior, he may be able to gain daytime release privileges as early as this year Meanwhile, the endless judicial persecution of Amanda and her Italian friend and co defendant, Raffaele Sollecito, continues unabated Many people I speak to are still uncertain what to believe They wonder if, perhaps, Amanda and Raffaele might have had something to do with the murder Some people find it hard to accept that two completely innocent people could linger for so long under a cloud of suspicion, or that the criminal justice system of a civilized European country could manufacture guilt out of thin air Others have been influenced by the online industrial complex of Amanda haters and conspiracy mongers, who have spread their falsehoods everywhere on the web Many have made up their minds, but there are others who genuinely want to know the truth The Forgotten Killer , prepared by some of the country s leading experts in criminology, forensic science, crime scene analysis, and legal procedure, at long last presents the truth Douglas Preston in Chapter One of The Forgotten Killer Rudy Guede and the Murder of Meredith Kercher AUTHORS DOUGLAS PRESTON is a journalist and author who has published 25 books, nonfiction and fiction, several of which have been 1 New York Times bestsellers JOHN DOUGLAS, who served as special agent for the FBI for twenty five years, is the Bureau s pioneer of behavioral profiling and modern criminal investigative analysis He authored the landmark study of incarcerated serial offenders that ultimately led to the FBI s operational profiling program MARK OLSHAKER is an Emmy Award winning filmmaker and New York Times bestselling nonfiction author who has worked closely with many of the nation s leading experts in law enforcement and criminal justice STEVE MOORE retired from the FBI following a 25 year career as a Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent During his tenure, he ran Al Qaeda investigations for the Joint Terrorism Task Force in Los Angeles, and later headed the investigation of terror attacks against the US throughout Pakistan and Asia Steve has received multiple awards from the US Department of Justice for his successful US and overseas investigations, which ran the gamut from bombings to school shootings, anthrax threats to kidnappings and murders to international terrorist organizations JUDGE MICHAEL HEAVEY is a distinguished former lawmaker and jurist who has become a champion for the rights of those wrongfully convicted He is the founder of Judges for Justice , a non profit organization committed to providing independent, impartial, and experienced judicial analysis of cases of alleged innocence JIM LOVERING is a retired businessman with an interest in criminal justice and wrongful convictions who, along with other experts, developed a definitive archive of accurate information about the murder of Meredith Kercher THOMAS LEE WRIGHT is a writer and filmmaker whose documentaries on social justice issues have shown on television and around the world During the time of Amanda Knox s incarceration, he co founded FriendsofAmanda to make up to date facts on her case available to the media and the general public ADIL DARA KIM designed the cover of this book.

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    1. Douglas Preston John E. Douglas Mark Olshaker Steve Moore Michael Heavey Jim Lovering Thomas Lee Wright

      Douglas Preston was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1956, and grew up in the deadly boring suburb of Wellesley Following a distinguished career at a private nursery school he was almost immediately expelled he attended public schools and the Cambridge School of Weston Notable events in his early life included the loss of a fingertip at the age of three to a bicycle the loss of his two front teeth to his brother Richard s fist and various broken bones, also incurred in dust ups with Richard Richard went on to write The Hot Zone and The Cobra Event, which tells you all you need to know about what it was like to grow up with him as a brother As they grew up, Doug, Richard, and their little brother David roamed the quiet suburbs of Wellesley, terrorizing the natives with home made rockets and incendiary devices mail ordered from the backs of comic books or concocted from chemistry sets With a friend they once attempted to fly a rocket into Wellesley Square the rocket malfunctioned and nearly killed a man mowing his lawn They were local celebrities, often appearing in the Police Notes section of The Wellesley Townsman It is a miracle they survived childhood intact.After unaccountably being rejected by Stanford University a pox on it , Preston attended Pomona College in Claremont, California, where he studied mathematics, biology, physics, anthropology, chemistry, geology, and astronomy before settling down to English literature After graduating, Preston began his career at the American Museum of Natural History in New York as an editor, writer, and eventually manager of publications Preston also taught writing at Princeton University and was managing editor of Curator His eight year stint at the Museum resulted in the non fiction book, Dinosaurs in the Attic, edited by a rising young star at St Martin s Press, a polymath by the name of Lincoln Child During this period, Preston gave Child a midnight tour of the museum, and in the darkened Hall of Late Dinosaurs, under a looming T Rex, Child turned to Preston and said This would make the perfect setting for a thriller That thriller would, of course, be Relic.In 1986, Douglas Preston piled everything he owned into the back of a Subaru and moved from New York City to Santa Fe to write full time, following the advice of S J Perelman that the dubious privilege of a freelance writer is he s given the freedom to starve anywhere After the requisite period of penury, Preston achieved a small success with the publication of Cities of Gold, a non fiction book about Coronado s search for the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola To research the book, Preston and a friend retraced on horseback 1,000 miles of Coronado s route across Arizona and New Mexico, packing their supplies and sleeping under the stars nearly killing themselves in the process Since then he has published several non fiction books on the history of the American Southwest, Talking to the Ground and The Royal Road, as well as a novel entitled Jennie In the early 1990s Preston and Child teamed up to write suspense novels Relic was the first, followed by several others, including Riptide and Thunderhead Relic was released as a motion picture by Paramount in 1997 Other films are under development at Hollywood studios Preston and Child live 500 miles apart and write their books together via telephone, fax, and the Internet.Preston and his brother Richard are currently producing a television miniseries for ABC and Mandalay Entertainment, to be aired in the spring of 2000, if all goes well, which in Hollywood is rarely the case.Preston continues a magazine writing career by contributing regularly to The New Yorker magazine He has also written for National Geographic, Natural History, Smithsonisan, Harper s,and Travel Leisure,among otherscmillan author dougla

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    1. This is the fifth consecutive book I've read about the Meredith Kercher murder trial. I believe that the scenario's outlined in the book and more in line with what actually happened as opposed to the ritual/sexual orgy that Raffaele Solliceto and Amanda Knox were accused of. I enjoyed reading about the errors in the collection of DNA at the murder scene and also the prosecutors personal reasons for wanting to solve the case quickly whilst the worlds media were watching.Even at the expense of the [...]


    2. I pretty much knew Knox's trial was gonna be a farce and loaded with insane amounts of injustice ever since reading Monster of Florence. In that book prosecutor, Mignini, tracks an infamous serial killer pushing forward a conspiracy theory about satanic worship and ritual murder before ultimately deciding that a famous American author, Preston, and an Italian investigative reporter are actually the serial killer(s). It's ineffably ridiculous and sad. Not to mention completely nonsensical and cor [...]


    3. I began following Amanda's story several years ago because it hit home for me; I remember being naive and 20 and living in Argentina for a semester during my sophomore year in college. I had wanted to study abroad since I was in middle school, and I remember the excitement of the preparation and how everything felt new and exciting and exotic once I got there, and I look back on (most of) my memories fondly. I'm sure Amanda felt that same sense of possibility and anticipation before leaving for [...]


    4. UnbelievableUnbelievableThanks to the authors for their due diligence in bringing the truth about this tragedy to my attention. Why were we never told all of this? This poor woman is still bearing the brunt of this horror.


    5. Wow we suck as a nation at actually looking at facts even though she was eventually freed, MILLIONS of gutter dwellers destroyed Amanda's life even though the guy who actually raped and murdered Meridth was convicted of the crime before she went to trial.


    6. Not all that captivating. A lot of it is a rehashes Preston's other work on the subject. It's billed as impartial but this case has been polarizing and resulted in two very distinct camps which makes me skeptical that this is 100% impartial.


    7. If you have every doubted the innocence of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito then this book should take care of those doubts. Written by world renown experts and author Douglas Preston (who has personal knowledge of the specific Italian authorities), this book carefully lays out the FACTS of the case. The forensics. The profiling. The legal process. Everything points clearly to a single killer who was in fact convicted. I do like that this book is careful to point the finger at specific individ [...]


    8. I didn't really follow the details of the Amanda Knox case when it happened. This is a very disturbing story of an outrageous wrongful prosecution, and willful abuse of power by a prosecutor.


    9. Like many others watching the news in 2007 I was appalled to hear the supposed facts that were coming to us out of Italy--lurid tales of seduction and murder at the hands of "Foxy Knoxy" Amanda Marie Knox, an American college student studying abroad in Italy. The media coverage convinced me that the case was above board and implicated Amanda Knox and her Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito of conspiracy, rape, and murder in a "sex game gone wrong." Little did I know (because the media was less [...]


    10. "The case, almost from the beginning, was more about covering up mistakes and protecting the careers of powerful people than in finding the truth about who killed Meredith Kercher.""In short, it was not the action of somebody looking for truth; it was the action of somebody creating his own truth."Buku ini sebenernya selesai dalam sekali baca, dan pengen review panjang lebar tentang kasus pembunuhan paling fenomenal yang terjadi tahun 2007 lalu, tapi gak sempet2 -_-. Kalau gak salah jaman saya S [...]


    11. Because this is a collaborative effort, some parts are more compelling than others. I followed the Knox case very closely as it was unfolding-- initially believing Knox and Sollecito guilty but gradually coming to the opposite conclusion-- so most of the facts here are not new. Nonetheless, I found John Douglas's profile of the killer to be a fascinating chapter, itself well worth the purchase price of the book. Douglas is something of a legend and I've admired his uncanny profiling abilities in [...]


    12. I wish more people would have an opinion based on facts and scientific evidence before they go speaking and blogging badly about someone, and in fact, ruin a reputation unjustly. This is an excellent piece of work by 3 very credible and remarkable people, who have the professional background to make a case for the "real" killer which is not Amanda Knox but Rudy Guede. I have had the pleasure to see and hear Douglas Preston on many occasions and read "The Monster of Venice", where he was unjustly [...]


    13. I remember hearing about Amanda Know but the case wasn't something I paid attention to until I read Douglas Preston's The Monster of Florence. Preston was (insanely) accused of murder by the same prosecutor as Knox. His story was unreal--this happened in modern times? in an industrialized democracy? in Europe? Since thenI've paid much more attention to the case. This short read explains Rudy Guede and his role in Kercher's death. I can't imagine how anyone with any facts (as opposed to the Itali [...]


    14. If you're interested in the sausage grinder that was the case of the murder of Meredith Karcher, you know, the Amanda Knox farce, this is the book. It's a quick read of chapters written by experienced investigators who tell the true story of the evidence of the murderer, Rudy Guede, and not the fantasy dreamt up by the Perugia prosecutor.This book exposes an Italian version of "Making a Murderer" out of fantasy. Wrongful convictions are not just limited to the US justice system. They can, and do [...]


    15. One of the issues about which I feel most passionately is the suffering of people under a system of justice who are wrongly accused and wrongly prosecuted. This book, along with Amanda Knox's own account of her story, plus another "kindle single" by Douglas Preston, have convinced me that here are two young people who have fallen under persecution falsely, for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Amanda, especially, has been made into a she-devil by the general public of Italy as well as [...]


    16. I am very interested in Meredith Kercher's case so I really enjoyed this book. It is a very short book filled to the brim with facts about the case and evidence and how the investigation went down. I appreciate how the authors wrote about how the case should've been looked at vs. how the Italian government really did look at it. I did watch the Amanda Knox documentary a while ago and this goes into more detail with the evidence found etc. It is a very interesting read.


    17. Preston and the other authors do a nice job of skewering the case against Amanda Knox. I'd only minimally followed the case so I surprised to hear during the third trial that someone was already convicted. That made me want to read this book. Like others I would like to know more about Rudy Guede, but there is a sense of Occam's Razor here. What's more likely, a burglary, by a known thief, gone wrong, or a satanic sex cult where the prosecution keeps changing who was involved?


    18. Not a bad book that shows some of the abuse of power that some authorities will use to save face. Was Amanda Knox a angel no but what happened to her was tragic. The police wanting to restore their good name came up with a theory and then twisted the facts to fit that theory rather than looking at all the facts and coming up with a theory. They put her on trial even though they had already had the guy who did it convicted


    19. Anyone who has doubts in regards to the innocence of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito must read this book. It clearly outlines the drastic and horrific experiences they endured at the hands of the Perugian police, the lack of evidence; and shocking yet untruthful allegations made against them, needlessly wasting years of their young lives. A real eye opener in this nationally drawn case. Great work to all involved in writing this book.


    20. The forgotten killer lays out very clearly the facts and evidence in the murder of Meredith Keecher and how simple it should have been to clear Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of the events that night. It also shows how corrupt those political figures involved were and how desperate they were to save face and their careers


    21. This short book laid out the facts of the case very well. Its scary to think how easily an innocent person can be prosecuted based on media coverage and "ideas" of what people think happened. I just hope that Amanda Knox can at some point live the rest of her life in peace and put this nightmare behind her.


    22. I believe Amanda Knox is innocent. The book sets up the evidence supporting that fact very well. I found the book to be very dry and slightly repetitive. It was not nearly as well written as Preston's The Monster of Florence.


    23. Very dry. Read Preston's Monster of Florence and thought this short might read more interesting. I don't doubt the the injustice of the Italian justice system, the short was just dull.


    24. A convincing case for Amanda Knox's evidence by trustworthy authors. It is hard to believe that things transpired as it appears they really did, in this day and age.



    25. Amanda Knox might be capable of murder, but not this one. The usefulness of this collection of authors is that all of them seem to know human nature at a level I haven't seen among the slanderers.



    26. If it takes and end of all relations with Italy, we can not let another U.S. citizen fall prey to the corruption and ineptitude of their criminal justice system.This both well-argued and poignant.


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