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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Return of the Jedi (Star Wa...

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4.06 avg rating — 9,241 ratings — published 1983 — 69 editions
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4.08 avg rating — 2,371 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Poltergeist

4.20 avg rating — 1,833 ratings — published 1982 — 17 editions
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The Goonies

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World Enough, and Time

3.72 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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Poltergeist II: The Other Side

3.31 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions
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Time's Dark Laughter

3.65 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1982 — 10 editions
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Timefall

3.64 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1984 — 7 editions
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Matamoros

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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.”
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– Short Round”
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