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James Kahn

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James Kahn is an ER doctor, novelist, TV writer-producer, and singer-songwriter. In addition to many original novels (including the sci-fi trilogy World Enough and Time, Time’s Dark Laughter, and Timefall) he authored the novelizations of Return of the Jedi, Poltergeist, The Goonies and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

His television credits span the genres, from St. Elsewhere, to William Shatner’s TekWar, to Xena: Warrior Princess. He was a Supervising Producer on Star Trek: Voyager, Co-Executive Producer on Melrose Place, Emmy-nominated for his work on All My Children, medical advisor on Spielberg’s ET: The Extraterrestrial; and produced the feature film The Bet, which won Best Feature at the LA Femme Film Festival, 2013.

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Average rating: 4.14 · 24,530 ratings · 1,031 reviews · 32 distinct worksSimilar authors
Star Wars: Return of the Je...

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4.06 avg rating — 9,889 ratings — published 1983 — 92 editions
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Indiana Jones and the Templ...

4.07 avg rating — 2,471 ratings — published 1984 — 22 editions
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Poltergeist

4.22 avg rating — 2,248 ratings — published 1982 — 20 editions
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The Goonies

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World Enough, and Time

3.71 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 1980 — 11 editions
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Poltergeist II: The Other Side

3.35 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions
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Time's Dark Laughter

3.66 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1982 — 11 editions
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The Goonies Storybook

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Timefall

3.62 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1984 — 7 editions
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Matamoros

4.90 avg rating — 10 ratings2 editions
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“Doctor Jones, we're all vulnerable to vicious rumors. I seem to remember that in Honduras you were accused of being a grave robber rather than an archaeologist.
Indy: Well, the newspapers greatly exaggerated the incident.”
James Kahn

“I very little, you cheat big!
– Short Round”
James Kahn, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

“Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.”
James Kahn, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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