"Although the scenes are impeccably handled and laughs abound, the ending seems arbitrary and abrupt. This would make a great play."
A young woman is recruited by her sisters to "squat" in a high-priced Manhattan co-op while they settle their inheritance claim, in playwright Rebeck's second novel (Three Girls and Their Brother, 2008).
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"Schwegel (Person of Interest, 2007, etc.) can out-hard-boil the best of them, from Chandler to Connelly, and the intensity of her character's father complex rivals Ross Macdonald's. Few women writers can match her, and few men either."
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