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Local Author Profiles Ma Barker in New Book

Local author Chris Enss is due out with another book about one of the most famous women in history. This one is about Ma Barker, who is famous for the wrong reasons…

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This was mostly in the Midwest at first. Barker and her boys started out with a lot of petty crimes but Enss says Barker wanted more for her boys, so they moved up to bank robberies, and then started kidnapping people…

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Enss says they spent a lot of time in Truckee, but would also visit other parts of the county on trips to San Francisco. Enss’ new book is called ‘Ma Barker: America’s Most Wanted Mother’, and will officially be released October 5.

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