"Sprinkled with subtle touches of poetic discourse and [Smith's] deeply felt passion and admiration for Frank's work, this book is a page-turning emotional delight."—Kirkus
"A comprehensive biography...Smith deliver[s] a multidimensional portrait of a man best known for depicting others."
"One of [Smith's] most interesting books, by far."—Buffalo News
"An absorbing study of an enigmatic but engaging artist who still has much to say."—Library Journal
"American Witness anecdotally demonstrates Frank's far reaching influence. Smith's skills as a storyteller make this an engaging journey."—PopMatters
"American Witness is a definitive portrait of a singular artist and the country that he saw, making it unreservedly recommended."—Midwest Book Review