NEW YORK -- The estranged wife of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is writing a memoir.
Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House Inc., said Tuesday it will publish Jenny Sanfords inspirational memoir in May 2010.
The publisher says Mrs. Sanford will grapple with the universal issue of maintaining integrity and a sense of self during lifes difficult times.
The book is currently untitled, and financial terms were not disclosed.
Mr. Sanford was once a rising star in the Republican Party. He acknowledged in June that he had a yearlong affair with an Argentine woman he called his "soul mate."
Mrs. Sanford moved out of the governors mansion in August, but she and her husband have said theyre trying to repair their marriage.