Candid Gay Bio, Living the Difference, Published by Espresso House Publishing & Distribution

Espresso House Publishing & Distribution, LLC, announces the latest highly anticipated autobiographical book from Oklahoma City, OK, author J. C. Knudson.
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Sept. 6, 2010 - PRLog -- Espresso House Publishing & Distribution, LLC, has published LIVING THE DIFFERENCE: an enlightening story revealed for people of all ages straight or gay by J. C. Knudson.  The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the autobiography category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  LIVING THE DIFFERENCE is also available in its 5.5 x 8.5 hardback edition with jacket.  The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

J. C. Knudson always knew he was different.

Growing up in the small-town South during the 1960s and ’70s, he didn’t know what to make of his growing sense that he just wasn’t interested in the same thing as his friends -- girls.  Was something wrong with him?  Could it change?  And -- most of all -- were there others who felt the same as he did?

Living the Difference is the first in a remarkable coming-of-age series that chronicles Knudson’s quest to understand himself and make his way in the world as a proud gay man.  This raw, intensely personal book details his early efforts to inhibit his desires through marriage; to seek out a community of like-minded people; to start a career free from discrimination; to come out to his family and friends; and to find true love, once and for all.

More than just one individual’s unique story, Living the Difference is required reading for anyone trying to understand the twentieth-century American gay experience -- in a time before widespread media acceptance and anti-discrimination laws.  This heartening yet frankly realistic memoir will also give hope and understanding to those coming to terms with the sexuality of themselves or their loved ones.  

Its message -- of acceptance, tolerance, and understanding -- provides good counsel, no matter the time or place.

242 pages in length, LIVING THE DIFFERENCE: an enlightening story revealed for people of all ages straight or gay is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the autobiography category.  With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, LIVING THE DIFFERENCE meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $14.95 and $29.95 for the paperback and hardback editions, respectively.

Additionally, LIVING THE DIFFERENCE can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at
ISBN: 9780578062716   Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback cream   SRP: $14.95
ISBN: 9780578063096   Format: 5.5 x 8.5 hardback w/ jacket   SRP: $29.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

J. C. Knudson was raised in South Dakota and Oklahoma.  An entrepreneur and small businessman, he holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration.  Knudson and his ex-wife are the parents of two adopted sons; today, Knudson lives with his partner in Oklahoma City.  Living the Difference is the first in a planned series.  He blogs at

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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