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Monica Lee's first book, "The Percussionist's Wife," was released Aug. 27.

Sex, crime and betrayal: Former Wadena woman pens memoir about ex-husband's sex scandal

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FARGO - Monica Lee decided to write her account of her ex-husband's sex scandal for one reason and publish it for another.

"I didn't even really 'decide' to write it. I had to write it," says the 45-year-old former Wadena, Minn., resident.


Writing the book over the course of several years helped Lee, who now lives in Hampshire, Ill., work through her emotions.

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