Wesley’s deputy, Len is an older man who has worked alongside both Wesley and Julian. Len is a reformed alcoholic who begins drinking again shortly after he realizes Frank Hayden has murdered Marie Little Soldier. He remains loyal to Wesley and Gail after Frank’s arrest, and rescues Gail and David when Dale Paris and other employees of Grandpa Hayden attempt to break into the house.
Len McAuley Quotes in Montana 1948
The Montana 1948 quotes below are all either spoken by Len McAuley or refer to Len McAuley. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Milkweed Editions edition of Montana 1948 published in 1993.).
Chapter 2 Quotes
“You know what your granddad said it means to be a peace officer in Montana? He said it means knowing when to look and when to look away.”
Len McAuley Character Timeline in Montana 1948
The timeline below shows where the character Len McAuley appears in Montana 1948. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...father) had once been Sheriff of Mercer county for many terms, along with his deputy, Len McAuley. (David, as an adult, wonders why his grandfather wanted to be sheriff. He concludes... (full context)
...Frank was merely checking in on his patient. Perhaps David was confused. David mentions that Len probably saw Frank, too. This changes things for Wesley. He realizes that even if Len... (full context)