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Books Signings & Events

 

'The Orb Of Chatham' will be released in June 2005.

If you are interested in having 'Orb Of Chatham' author/illustrator Bob Staake for a book signing, literary event, speaking engagement or gallery show, please contact Katie Bull at Commonwealth Edtions via email or phone: 978.921.0747

 

Bob Staake Talks About The Creation of 'The Orb of Chatham'

How was the book created? Why was it created? And what's the bigger story behind the mystery? To find out, visit this page.

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If you would like to order a poster to promote your in-store event or book signing, here are some options:

1: Large format Orb of Chatham promotional posters and products (nominal charge)

2: Meet Bob Staake 8.5" x 14" mini-poster (free download)

3: Unlock The Mystery 8.5" x 14" mini-poster (free download)


Do you need a hi-res illustration example to reprint in a publication or on your web site? Please visit this page

The Orb of Chatham Calendar:

 


Sunday, June 19 - Saturday, July 2, 2005

Chatham, MA

Art From The Orb Of Chatham by Bob Staake

Giclees of select illustrations featured in the book, 'The Orb Of Chatham'

Opening: June 19 (evening)

The Munson Gallery
880 Main Street
Chatham, Ma
508.945.2888

Web Site


Thursday, June 23, 2005

7:30pm

Chatham, MA

The Orb Of Chatham: The Mystery Is Revealed

Old Village resident Bob Staake discusses the primary role Chatham (and the Eldredge Public library) plays in his graphic novel and 'unlocks the code' behind The Orb Of Chatham

Eldredge Public Library
564 Main Street
Chatham, Ma

Web Site


Saturday, June 25, 2005

1-3pm

Dennis, MA

Book Signing With Bob Staake

Armchair Bookstore
619 Main Street
Dennis MA 02638
508-385-0900


Tuesday, June 28, 2005

6:30pm

The Orb Of Chatham by Bob Staake

Boston, MA

Slide show and discussion with the author/illustrator on the history and creation of 'The Orb Of Chatham'

Old South Meeting House
310 Washington Street
Boston. Ma
(617) 482-6439

Web Site


Friday, July 15, 2005

10PM to Midnight

Book Signing With Bob Staake

Chatham, MA

Cabbages and Kings Bookstore
628 Main Street
Chatham MA 02633
508-945-1603

Web Site


Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Noon - 1:30pm

Book Signing And Chat With Bob Staake (Lunchtime Sandwich Series)

Sandwich, MA

Titcomb Books
432 Route 6a
East Sandwich, MA 02537
508-888.2331


Wednesday, August 10, 2005

10AM to 12 Noon

Book Signing With Bob Staake, Author of 'The Orb Of Chatham'

Brewster, MA

The Brewster Bookstore
2648 Main Street
Brewster, MA 02631
508-896-6543

Web Site


Saturday, August 13, 2005

10AM to 1PM

Talk and Book Signing With Bob Staake, Author of 'The Orb Of Chatham'

Falmouth, MA

Katharine Lee Bates Poetry Fest

Falmouth Historical Society
55 Palmer Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540
508-548-4857

Web Site


 

 
 

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, the reports were made upon daylight, though local authorities dismissed them a hoax.

Still, the witnesses' independent accounts were virtually identical; the orb appeared to be made of blackened metal, perhaps six feet tall, and traveled in absolute silence by rolling (though one witness reported spotting the orb "hovering" in the air above a local church).

Two months later, all five witnesses vanished -- on the same October evening -- never to be seen again.

Whether 'The Orb Of Chatham' is truth or fiction remains a mystery to this day.