Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Colorman” as Want to Read:
The Colorman
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Colorman

3.59 of 5 stars 3.59  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  4 reviews
In this debut work, a young artist attempts to make her mark in Manhattan's art world. As she makes her professional ascent, a string of set-backs and betrayals send her down a path of self-discovery--both personal and as a painter.
Paperback, 262 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by Tatra Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Colorman, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Colorman

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 84)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Lori
Review Copy

The story takes place in the New York Hudson Valley, and follows Rain Morton, a young painter, as she trys to make her mark in NYC. Parallel to her, we follow James Morrow, who runs a paint factory that uses "unique" ingredients to create their paints. Of course, their paths cross, in the moment they most needed to be understood and forgiven.

The Colorman is a difficult novel for me to review. There were moments of absolute beauty which made it clear to me that Erika Wood can write. He
...more
Kasey
I absolutely loved The Colorman by Erika Wood and could not put it down once I began reading it.
Joanie
Rain, a painter, found her Dad's hideaway cabin a place to become an individual thanks to her leaving her husband because of an extra-marital affair. Her future was shaped by others all her life and it was hard for Rain to live up to their expectations. As with color descriptions, Rain discovered different meanings of living in her endeavors. She met James Morrow, the COLORMAN,who owned the paint factory next door. He made special paints for her and encouraged her to do her best only to find tha ...more
Helen
It was an enjoyable read adding the history of the development, making and the use of the early paints. It had the mystery and the romance that always make a book enjoyable.
Sarah Winch
Sarah Winch marked it as to-read
Dec 05, 2014
Mandee
Mandee marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2014
Olivia
Olivia marked it as to-read
Mar 06, 2014
William F Sullivan
William F Sullivan marked it as to-read
Dec 11, 2013
Andrea Janson Weiss
Andrea Janson Weiss marked it as to-read
Oct 28, 2013
Dallison
Dallison marked it as to-read
Oct 13, 2013
Keetha
Keetha added it
Aug 20, 2013
Lori
Lori marked it as to-read
Jul 26, 2013
Beth
Beth marked it as to-read
Jun 30, 2013
Nicola
Nicola marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2013
Kim
Kim added it
Apr 12, 2013
Ninette Gyorody
Ninette Gyorody marked it as to-read
Feb 13, 2013
Courtney
Courtney marked it as to-read
May 19, 2013
Carrie
Carrie marked it as to-read
Feb 09, 2013
abcdefg
abcdefg marked it as to-read
Nov 08, 2012
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
COLORMAN Where Do I Belong? Newlyweds' Predictionary

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »