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The Colorman

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  26 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
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Lori
Dec 27, 2009 Lori rated it it was ok
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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
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Kasey
Feb 09, 2010 Kasey rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved The Colorman by Erika Wood and could not put it down once I began reading it.
Joanie
Feb 08, 2010 Joanie rated it it was amazing
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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
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Apr 18, 2012 Helen rated it really liked it
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.
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