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Stephen Benatar

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Stephen Benatar was born in London in 1937. He has taught English at the University of Bordeaux, lived in Southern California, been a schoolteacher, an umbrella salesman, a hotel porter, and an employee of the Forestry Commission. He began writing as a child, but did not publish his first book, *The Man on the Bridge*, until he was 44. Subsequent works include *Wish Her Safe at Home*, *When I Was Otherwise*, *Recovery, Letters for a Spy*, and *Two on a Tiger and Stars*, a book for young readers. *Wish Her Safe at Home* was a runnerup for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Benatar has four grown children and currently lives in West Hampstead, London, with his partner, John.