Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard R. Guerra  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1956 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: 2009 in Springfield Illinois

-- Richard R. Guerra on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Mr. Guerra was born in Chicago, Illinois and resided in Springfield, Illinois, until his death in 2009.

Biographical and Professional Information

At the age of nineteen he had a diving accident, which left him paralyzed and quadriplegic. Although disabled, Richard overcame obstacles and challenges to become recognized as a leading advocate in fighting for the rights of persons with disabilities in the State of Illinois. Guerra was a silver medal winner in the national wheelchair games. Richard was also one of the only persons with a disability to freefall skydive. He now resides in Springfield, IL, along with his wife, Michelle, and daughter, Aria.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Four Balls and Walking
ISBN: 9781606041314. OCLC Number: 244417851

Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc. .

Four Balls and Walking
ISBN: 1606041312. OCLC Number: 244417851

Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc. .

Additional Title Information

  • Four Balls and Walking

    , Tate Publishing, 2008

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