There was a fire in her aunt's hotel room and afterwards her aunt couldn't be found. She disappeared. Ms Warshawski suspects that her aunt's disappearance is connected with the politics of the construction business; possibly the Mafia burned down the hotel room and then kidnapped her aunt. :(Private investigator V.I. Warshawski gets caught up in politics and the construction business when her aunt is burned out of her hotel room and disappears. What does this sentence mean?
Note, John's words, "I thought Anita worked at a bank" and Ed's reply, "She did": She used to work at a bank, but now she does not. She had to give up her bank job so that she could study full-time on her master's degree. :DJohn: Carol mentioned something about that. I thought Anita worked at a bank.
Ed: She did, but she was accepted this fall at U.C.Berkeley, so she’s taking some time off to get a master’s degree.