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This article is about the 1984 young adult book by Les Martin. You may be looking for the 2008 edition by Suzanne Weyn.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: A Tale of High Adventure is a 1984 young adult adaptation of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by author Les Martin and illustrated with photographs from the film.

Publisher's summary[]

The greatest adventurer of the all, Indiana Jones, is back — and in deeper danger than ever.

With him are a beautiful nightclub singer named Willie Scott and a spunky Chinese boy named Short Round. Together they descend into an underground labyrinth of occult evil below a glittering palace in exotic India — to do battle with Kali, goddess of death and destruction.

Can Indy deafeat Kali and her bloodthirsty army of worshippers?

Or will he and his friends become her slaves — forever?

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Novel (Adventures of Indiana Jones) · Junior novel (Collector's Edition) · A Tale of High Adventure · Storybook · Read-Along Adventure
Partial adaptations
Indy's Adventures · Traps and Snares · Great Escapes · The Search For Buried Treasure
Soundtrack (The Soundtracks Collection) · The Story of
Comic · 1 · 2 · 3 · Marvel Comics Super Special 30 · Omnibus 2 · Indiana Jones et la Cité de la Foudre
Video game · Greatest Adventures · Trading cards · Indiana Jones Heritage · Board game
Adventure Pack · Sourcebook
LEGO Indiana Jones
Shanghai Chase · The Original Adventures · The Adventure Continues
Activity books
Puzzle Book · Indiana Jones' Adventure Puzzles · Short Round's Action Puzzles · Willie and Indy's Pencil Games · Indiana Jones and his Life of Adventure · Annual 2009 · Annual 2010 · Activity Annual · Winter Activity Annual · Golden Treasure Sticker Book · Heroes and Villains Sticker Book · The Greatest Adventures of Indiana Jones
Behind the scenes
The Making of · The Illustrated Screenplay · Original Movie Script · From Star Wars to Indiana Jones · A Look Inside · Making the Trilogy · Indiana Jones: An Appreciation · Creepy Crawlies · Travel with Indy: Locations · Stunts of Indiana Jones · Sound of Indiana Jones · Light and Magic of Indiana Jones · Music of Indiana Jones · Indy's Women · Indy's Friends and Enemies ·
The Complete Making of Indiana Jones
Home video
VHS (The Complete Adventures of Indiana Jones) · DVD (Adventure Collection · Complete Adventure Collection)
Blu-ray (The Complete Adventures) · 4K (4-Movie Collection)
Other material and merchandise
Toy line · Collectors Edition · Official Poster Magazine