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Rick Guzmán (1957–) Biography - Personal, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Writings, Work in Progress, Sidelights

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Born 1957, in Galveston, TX; Education: Rice University, B.A., 1979; University of Houston, J.D., 1988. Hobbies and other interests: History.

Career

Attorney in private practice, Round Rock, TX, 2002–; writer. Military service: U.S. Army, first lieutenant, 1981–84.

Member

State Bar of Texas, Williamson County Bar, Asociación Bernardo de Gálvez, Texas Connection to the American Revolution Association.

Honors Awards

(With Lila Guzmán) Arizona Author Book Award, 2003, for Lorenzo's Secret Mission, 2004, for Lorenzo's Revolutionary Quest; TCARA Book Award, 2006, for Lorenzo's Secret Mission and Lorenzo's Revolutionary Quest.

Writings

(With wife, Lila Guzmán) Lorenzo's Secret Mission, Piñata Books (Houston, TX), 2001.

(With Lila Guzmán) Lorenzo's Revolutionary Quest, Piñata Books (Houston, TX), 2003.

(With Lila Guzmán) Lorenzo and the Turncoat, Piñata Books (Houston, TX), 2006.

(With Lila Guzmán) George López, Enslow Publishing (Berkeley Heights, NJ), 2006.

(With Lila Guzmán) Gésar Chávez, Enslow Publishing (Berkeley Heights, NJ), 2006.

(With Lila Guzmán) Frida Kahlo, Enslow Publishing (Berkeley Heights, NJ), 2006.

(With Lila Guzmán) Diego Rivera, Enslow Publishing (Berkeley Heights, NJ), 2006.

(With Lila Guzmán) Elena Ochoa, Enslow Publishing (Berkeley Heights, NJ), 2006.

(With Lila Guzmán) Roberto Clemente, Enslow Publishing (Berkeley Heights, NJ), 2006.

Work in Progress

The young-adult novel Lorenzo and the Pirate; the young-adult thriller Ashes of the Red Heifer.

Sidelights

See entry on Lila Guzmán for joint Sidelights on Rick and Lila Guzmán.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Kliatt, May, 2002, Shaunna S. Silva, review of Lorenzo's Secret Mission, p. 18; March, 2004, Barbara McKee, review of Lorenzo's Revolutionary Quest, p. 19.

School Library Journal, December, 2001, Sean George, review of Lorenzo's Secret Mission, p. 134; May, 2003, Susan Geye, review of Lorenzo's Revolutionary Quest, p. 152.

ONLINE

Arte Público Press Web site, http://www.arte.uh.edu/ (January 30, 2006), "Rick Guzmán."

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