Zenith City Press’s parent company, X-Communication, has been publishing books
celebrating Duluth and the entire Western Lake Superior Region since 2001.
The X-comm titles listed below are now published by Zenith City Press.
Another amazing collection of photos by Dennis O’Hara, featuring the vessels that have participated in the Tall Ships Duluth festivals from 2008 to 2013 plus biographies of each vessel that has visited the Zenith City as well as a history of tall ships on Lake Superior from 1734 to the present. Available June 2013.
Through over 400 photographs and sketches of vanished homes, buildings, landmarks, industries, and residential neighborhoods, authors Tony Dierckins and Maryanne Norton take readers on a journey through the city’s past. A finalist for the 2009 Minnesota Book Award.
This stunning collection of over 200 stunning images by Duluth native Dennis O’Hara tours his hometown from east to west—in all seasons, lighting, and weather—capturing both its natural and man-made beauty.
For the first time in one book, author Tony Dierckins tells the complete story of Duluth’s aerial bridge, separating facts from myths while creating a vivid picture of the life of Duluth’s iconic landmark. A finalist for the 2009 Minnesota Book Award.
Will to Murder
Duluth Police Detective Gary Waller and St. Louis County Prosecutor John DeSanto—the men who investigated and prosecuted Marjorie and Roger Caldwell—bring readers behind the scenes of the Minnesota’s most infamous double murder.
Featuring 475 vintage lithographic postcards and 20 historic paintings and etchings, Zenith is the only full-color history of the western Lake Superior region, providing readers with a unique perspective of days gone by.
Greetings from the Arrowhead
In the tradition of Zenith, Greetings from the Arrowhead presents the history of the North Shore and Canoe Country in Brilliant Color through over 190 stunning vintage lithographic postcards of waterfalls, lighthouses, and more.
Northland broadcasting legend Denny Anderson looks back on forty years broadcasting the news on radio and television, from notorious event to celebrity interviews, Denny shares insights from a life spent on the air.
Leatherheads of the North
The true story of Ernie Nevers and the Duluth Eskimos, the team NFL president Joe Carr said “saved the NFL” and legendary Chicago Bears coach George Halas called “the greatest football team ever put together.”
Writing as both a columnist and as a reporter, Jim Heffernan has entertained and informed Duluthians for half his life. Jim has hand-picked fifty-two of his and his readers’ favorites for this collection.
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