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Gale Sears manuscripts for Silence of God, approximately 2006

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: MSS 8003 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts of The Silence of God, including its first draft, hand-written on lined paper and its final typed copy. Original manuscript contains notes and corrections by the author in the text. Also includes editorial notes and cover-images.


  • approximately 2006


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

Gale Sears retains copyright to the Gale Sears papers.

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Gale Sears papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Gale Sears is an author of historical fiction who currently lives in Sandy, Utah.

Born in Lake Tahoe, California, and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Gale Sears recieved a BA in Playwriting from Brigham Young University, and an MA in Theater Arts from the University of Minnesota. Primarily a writer of historical fiction, Gale Sears’ work often features female protagonists who are converted to Mormonism and continue to affirm their faith despite trying circumstances, such as the Russian Revolution, World War I, or Influenza Pandemic. Gale Sears is the winner of several Whitney Awards for excellence in Mormon Literature. She currently lives in Sandy, Utah with her husband, George, and her children, Shawn and Chandler.


7 folders

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