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The Mummy's Curse is the first young adult adaptation of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles published by Random House. Released in 1992, the book adapted the May, 1908 segment of Young Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Jackal but contains scenes and elements not featured in the film.

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Who dares disturb the peace of the mummy?

Young Indiana Jones, that's who! He's been to the pyramids, he's traveled up the Nile to the Valley of the Kings, and now he's ready to enter a newly found tomb. But what about the curse over the tomb door? It promises fiery death to intruders!

Indy survives, but the night guard isn't so lucky. His scorched body is discovered the next morning. Did the angry mummy exact its revenge? Or did someone alive and well have a motive for murder? Indy's determined to find out!

Young Indiana Jones—you've seen him on TV in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, traveling the world as a kid and a teen, encountering some of the best minds and biggest events in history. Now read about his first archaeological adventure, based on the television film Young Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Jackal!