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#35035 - 28 Oct 06 08:54 ANT/Schapelle Corby to publish autobiography
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Schapelle Corby to publish autobiography

Denpasar (Antara News) - Schapelle Corby, a 28-year-old Australian woman who is serving a prison sentence in Denpasar for a drug offence, has been writing an autobiograpy that will be published soon, her lawyer said here Friday.

"Her book in English about her life in Australia until her bitter experience of life in a Denpasar prison is expected to be launched in the near future," Corby`s lawyer, Haposan Sihombing SH, said.

Haposan said Corby`s creativity to write her autobiography during her rehabilitation process in the penitentiary was something normal and there was no restriction on it in Indonesian law.

He said he still did not know the further details of Corby`s book such as its design, lay-out and number of pages to make it fit for circulation in the market.

Asked if Corby had already obtained permision from the relevant authority in Indonesia to publish her book, Haposan said one`s creativity to write a book during a rehabilitation process in prison was not prohibited.

"Corby has the same right as the Bali bombing convicts who also published a book," Haposan said.

He said that in her book Corby also describes her frequent disagreements with the "Bali Nine" group of drug convicts, especially with Lenae Lawrance.

"Corby`s quarrels with the nine other Australian convicts in Denpasar prison often made front-page news in Australia," Haposan said. (*)
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#35036 - 28 Oct 06 08:54 Re: ANT/Schapelle Corby to publish autobiography [Re: KuKuKaChu]
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gee, where's she going to find the time to write such a book?
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#35038 - 28 Oct 06 10:24 Re: ANT/Schapelle Corby to publish autobiography [Re: KuKuKaChu]
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CONVICTED drug smuggler Schapelle Corby says in a new book that she blames the Bali Nine for the severity of her prison sentence.

In her forthcoming book, My Story, Corby says that she “hated” the Bali Nine and thought the heroin trafficking group's Renae Lawrence to be "a psychopathic lesbian".“freak”, an extract published in The Australian Women's Weekly says.

“I felt sure their (Bali Nine) crime of trafficking heroin had contributed to me getting 20 years,” Corby said.

“I was terrified of Renae Lawrence. I thought she'd pick on me, start fights and ram my head into the cement walls.

“All the girls who had been sharing cells with her had been telling stories about the freak.

“She refused to let anyone else sleep if she was awake. She kicked them in the head, sexually hit on them, punched them.

“So, by the time she checked in at Kerobokan (prison), I imagined Renae as a psychopathic lesbian - I was scared to death of her.”

In the book, written by Corby and Kathryn Bonella from what the magazine described as “secret interviews”, Corby tells how she stopped Lawrence killing herself with a razor blade.

She also provides a harrowing account of life in Bali's Kerobokan prison.

“I've seen horrors in here that are sickening beyond belief,” she said.

“Prisoners bashed to a pulp, girls attacking each other with broken glass bottles.

“I've seen people trying to kill themselves, a woman miscarrying in my cell, prisoners having sex, female guards passionately kissing female prisoners.

“I haven't lived a totally sheltered life, but nothing could have prepared me for this.”

Her mother Rosleigh Rose said her daughter would not be afraid of suffering consequences in the Bali prison for her tell-all book because “nothing could be worse than what Schapelle is going through right now”.

Ms Rose said she would not read the book unless she received her daughter's permission.

“She doesn't speak to me about things. If something has happened I know Schapelle can't talk about it, so we just hold hands,” she said.

“I don't really want to know what's happened in jail to Schapelle.

“I know bad things happen. I will ask Schapelle if she wants me to read the book or not.

“If she says 'Mum I don't want you to be upset', then that's fine, I won't read it.”

Ms Rose said Corby was determined to set the record straight in a book “because so many lies and so many different stories” had been told about her daughter.

Ms Rose last week was forced to deny Corby had a boyfriend in prison after Australia's New Idea magazine published an interview with “Schapelle's secret prison lover”, Tjin “Eddy” Yu.

Ms Rose said she would next visit her daughter in January.

Corby was arrested with 4.1kg of marijuana in her bodyboard bag at Bali's Denpasar Airport in October, 2004.

Australia and Indonesia are close to signing a prisoner exchange scheme that could allow prisoners such as Corby to serve their sentences in Australia.

However, Corby's lawyers say she is not interested in the scheme.
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#35040 - 28 Oct 06 10:57 Re: ANT/Schapelle Corby to publish autobiography [Re: Piss Salon]
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And I thought her new book would be titled, "Schapelle Corby's Slimming Secrets".

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