Monday, December 16, 2013

2 Ohio Kidnapping survivors Ink Book Deals

New York (AP) - Two of the three Ohio women held captive for years in a Cleveland house have a book deal .

Viking announced Monday that it has acquired the planned book by Amanda Perry and Gina DeJesus . The book is currently untitled and is scheduled to come out in 1015 .

Berry and DeJesus are working with Pulitzer Prize - winning Washington Post reporters Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan . Negotiations were handled by Washington Attorney Robert Barnett , whose clients have ranged from President Barack Obama to Amanda Knox .

Berry , DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescured in May and their kidnapper , Ariel Castro , was arrested and eventually sentenced to life in proson . He was found hanged in his cell in September .

Knight is working on her own memoir , which Weinstein Books plan to publish next spring .

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