Hillsider: Snapshots of a Curious Political Journey

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by Duluth Mayor Don Ness

This vibrant full-color book details Don’s entertaining, at times treacherous and often embarrassing journey from 25-year-old city councilor to 40-year-old mayor … and the notable revitalization of Duluth, Minnesota, during the same period of time.

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This vibrant, 300-page, full-color book features hundreds of pictures and original art by local artists. The narrative is told through 150+ snapshot essays describing Don’s entertaining, at times treacherous and often embarrassing journey from 25-year-old city councilor to 40-year-old mayor … and the notable revitalization of Duluth, Minnesota, during the same period of time.

Section One follows a young, idealistic politico embarking on a strange new adventure. Section Two tells tales of his darkest days, when all hope seems lost. Section Three shows a community rallying to define a better future. It’s essentially the original Star Wars trilogy, only in the much more bizarre galaxy of home-rule-charter municipal government.

304 pages, full color, hardcover.
ISBN: 978-0-692-49012-9.
Item Number: LS1748.