Chris Enss

Chris Enss
Fiction, History
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Chris Enss is a New York Times bestselling author with more than 40 books about the Old West. She has profiled famous frontier figures, as well as ordinary schoolmarms, gold miners, madams and mail-order brides. Her 2017 book The Pinks tells the stories of the first women to work for the Pinkerton Detective Agency. For her preservation of history, Enss has earned a Will Rogers Medallion, an Elmer Kelton Award, a Spirit of the West Alive Award and the Nevada County Historical Society’s Citizen of the Year Award.

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