1. Likely, the water killed the BB... water and electrical don't mix. I am betting it was dead before it hit the dryer.
2. I am not surprised it is in pristine condition. Can you find out of they use Tide or All, with or without bleach?
3. Set it aside a few weeks, on top of a CRT would be good, and let it completely dry. You never know what might power up.
Options? You might have a darn nice clean housing if anyone needs it. Got Your BlackBerry Wet? - BlackBerryFAQ