Rainbow's End

A Memoir of Childhood, War and an African Farm

By Lauren St John
(Scribner, Hardcover, 9780743286794, 288pp.)

Publication Date: April 17, 2007

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Set against the backdrop of the Rhodesian civil war, St. John's memoir of growing up on a farm and game preserve in the 1970s deftly conjures up the smells and sounds of the African bush and the era's climate of unashamed racism and feverish patriotism.

About the Author

Lauren St John was born in Gatooma, Rhodesia, now Kadoma, Zimbabwe, in December 1966. After studying journalism in Africa, she moved to London, where she was for many years golf correspondent to The Sunday Times. She is the author of several books on sports, the biography Hardcore Troubadour: The Life and Near Death of Steve Earle, and one children's novel, The White Giraffe.

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