Lauren St. John is a well-respected biographer and sports journalist. She grew up in Zimbabwe, Africa, where she had a pet giraffe, as well as numerous dogs, horses, and warthogs. This setting inspired The White Giraffeas well as her recent memoir, Rainbow’s End. She lives in London, England.St. John, Lauren is the author of 'The White Giraffe', published 2008 under ISBN 9780142411520 and ISBN 0142411523.