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Chris Enss

Chris Enss is a New York Times best-selling author, a scriptwriter and comedienne who has written for television and film. She has also performed on cruise ships and on stage. Enss has worked with award-winning musicians, writers, directors, producers and as a screenwriter for Tricor Entertainment, but her passion is for telling the stories of the men and women who shaped the history and mythology of the American West. She is the author of more than 13 books on Western history, most recently, "Iron Women: The Ladies Who Helped Build the Railroad."

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Iron Women
The Ladies Who Helped Build the Railroad

February 2021
ISBN 9781493037759
Paperback, 200 pages

The Lady and the Mountain Man
The Unlikely Friendship of Isabella Bird and Rocky Mountain Jim

Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Incorporated
November 2020
ISBN 9781493045921
Paperback, 216 pages

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