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The Golden Gate (1986) is author/poet Vikram Seth's first novel. Vikram Seth (pronounced sayt), born June 20, 1952 is an Indian novelist and poet. ...

Set in the 1980s, it follows the lives of a group of yuppies in San Francisco. Seth based The Golden Gate on his experiences as a graduate student in Economics at Stanford University. Indeed, he wrote portions of it in the Printers Inc. Cafe (at that time part of the independent bookstore called Printers Inc. Bookstore) which he alludes to in sections 8.13 and 8.14. of the novel. Yuppie, short for Young Urban Professional, describes a demographic of people comprising baby boomers as well as people in their late twenties and early thirties. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Jump to: navigation, search Supply and demand The supply and demand model describes how prices vary as a result of a balance between product availability and demand. ... For other meanings of Stanford, see Stanford (disambiguation). ... Independent bookstore is a term used in Canada and the United States to identify bookstores that are primarily owned and operated by local business people with ties to the community, as opposed to bookstores owned by large corporations, or those that are based online. ... Jump to: navigation, search Printers Inc. ...

The Golden Gate is a novel in verse composed of 690 Onegin stanzas (sonnets written in iambic tetrameter, with the rhyme scheme following the unusual ababccddeffegg pattern of Eugene Onegin). It was inspired by Charles Johnston's translation of Pushkin's 1833 Russian classic, Eugene Onegin. Eugene Onegin (Yevgeny Onegin, Евгений Онегин) is a novel in verse written by Aleksandr Pushkin. ... This article is about the sonnet form of poetry. ... Aleksandr Pushkin was a Russian poet and a founder of modern Russian literature Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Пу́шкин listen ( ♫)) (June 6 (May 26, O.S.), 1799 - February 10 (January 29, O.S.), 1837) was a Russian author whom many consider the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. ... Eugene Onegin (Yevgeny Onegin, Евгений Онегин) is a novel in verse written by Aleksandr Pushkin. ...

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