Old Benny
photo © Lee Marmon

Ceremony 20-21: "But Tayo could remember that time in the eighth grade when they had followed old Benny to see where he kept his wine. [. . .] he took a last look, as if to memorize the hiding place, and then walked crookedly up the hill, away from the river. They got to their feet then, and when Benny disappeared over the hill, they ran to the hiding place . . . .