The Charm of Preparedness

Original Works Publishing
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"A college is turned inside out when a pre-med student begins to organize a campus-wide preparedness drill. Is this guy for real, or this all just a ruse to impress Greta, the nursing student? Will the students who volunteer to play chemical burn victims be able to earn extra credit? Does college actually prepare anyone for anything?"--Page [4] of cover.
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Original Works Publishing
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Published on
Dec 31, 2011
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Pages
101
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ISBN
9781934962664
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Language
English
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Genres
Drama / American / General
Drama / General
Performing Arts / Theater / Playwriting
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