What's everyday comes vividly alive. . . . Griffith recognizes the interdependence that has grown between the Tucsonese
culture and its folk arts traditions.
—High Country News
A fascinating book that documents the public and private artistic expressions that help make Tucson the extraordinary place that it is.
—Arizona Daily Star
Like a friend or relative who is eager to introduce visitors to the sights and sounds of his hometown, Griffith leads readers on a whirlwind tour celebrating Mexicano
arts and crafts. One would be hard-pressed to find a better guide. . . . An engaging work that will be greatly appealing to folk art aficionados.
Griffith is a superb guide. Everything he writes is a reflection of his own passionate feelings of respect, as well as his ability to observe and interpret minutiae. Thus he encourages us to discover each other and, in turn, ourselves.
—Journal of Arizona History