Most widely held works by Meg Tilly
The big chill ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bonds.
Singing songs by Meg Tilly ( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Hebrew and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Child abuse from the perspective of the child. When Anna, the narrator, is five years old, her mother marries a drunkard who takes a fancy to her daughters, repeatedly raping one. The mother turns a blind eye.
Agnes of God ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
When, at an isolated convent, the infant of a young nun is found strangled, a court-appointed psychiatrist must decide if the devout but troubled girl is fit to stand trial.
Porcupine by Meg Tilly ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
"War-torn Afghanistan could not seem farther from Newfoundland, but it is about to change twelve-year-old tomboy Jack Cooper (or Jacqueline, as her mother insists on calling her) forever. When her father is killed in the war, she watches helplessly as her mother crumbles under sorrow and depression..."
Valmont ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 506 libraries worldwide
The vindictive widow Merteuil bets her friend debaucherous Valmont that he cannot seduce the virtuous (and married) Madame de Tourvel. If Valmont succeeds he may also bed Merteuil, but if he fails he must join a monastery. Set amongst the aristocracy in France in the 18th century.
The two Jakes ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Set in 1948 Los Angeles, The Two Jakes is a sequel to Chinatown. Jake Gittes is a successful private eye who takes on a case of suspected adultery that explodes into murder. Chinatown was tied to water and its importance to a growing city- The Two Jakes is linked to a grab for oil.
Gemma by Meg Tilly ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
After Hazen Wood kidnaps 12 year-old Gemma Sullivan, the two embark upon a cross-country journey that tests the limits of Gemma's endurance. In graphic scenes of physical and sexual violence, Hazen tries to destroy the young girl's will. It is only Gemma's childlike resilience and fertile imagination that protect her from the worst of the abuse she suffers. And in the end, the healing power of unconditional love gives Gemma the courage to speak out against her abuser at last.
Tex ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and French and held by 423 libraries worldwide
A teen growing up in Oklahoma is parentless and the only one he has for guidance is his big brother. The story is based on an S.E. Hinton novel.
The big chill ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond.
First time by Meg Tilly ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Haley must deal with unwanted advances from her mother's new boyfriend.
Journey ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Grandparents help their grandson to understand why his family can't always live up to his expectations. By using photography, the grandfather recaptures Journey's past and with love and determination helps him to understand that family is just a group of people who love you.
Body snatchers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
The Malone family moves to an army base, where the father, a chemist with the Environmental Protection Agency, is assigned to check on stored waste material. Invading cells from outer space take over the bodies of the people on the base, including Mrs. Malone.
Masquerade ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and French and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Dramatic thriller about a wealthy young woman who falls in love with a handsome, charming yacht captain who seemingly is not interested in money.
Psycho II ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and German and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Out of the asylum after 22 years, murderer Norman Bates comes home and again hears Mother.
Leaving Normal ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Naive Marianne Johnson has just walked out on another failed marriage. Cynical cocktail waitress Darly Peters has just served her last drink. Together, these two mismatched wanderers are about to chart an unpredictable course for misadventure and hilarity.
Tex ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Tex is the realistic account of an adolescent's maturation, relationships and taking of responsibility. The story shows the struggles and conflicts of two teenage brothers growing up in the Southwest without parental guidance.
Sleep with me ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Joseph and Sarah had been together a few years before Joseph felt it was time to pop the question. Unfortunately, this event convinces Frank that it is also the right time to profess his love for Sarah. Bad timing? Well, maybe not. Frank's heartfelt indiscretion bewitches Sarah, bothers Joseph and bewilders their friends who have no problem expressing their opinions of this bizarre love triangle.
Impulse ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
When Jennifer and her boyfriend Stuart return to her idyllic hometown, they discover that all boundaries of civility seem to have eroded. Mystified by the actions of normally kind townspeople who are suddenly driven to extremes of irrational and violent behavior, Jennifer and Stuart attempt to get to the bottom of the increasingly life-threatening chaos before it destroys them.
Off beat ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Joe Gower, a zany librarian, impersonates a cop as a favor for his friend in the New York City Police Department. The impersonation goes awry when Joe falls in love with one of New York's finest, beautiful policewoman Rachel Wareham.
The girl in a swing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A romantic relationship between psychics is threatened by a murderous secret in the woman's past.
Adultery Aristocracy (Social class) Brothers Brothers and sisters California--Los Angeles Child sexual abuse Coming of age Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Film noir Film noir Films Film sequels Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired France Friendship Girls Grandmothers Juvenile works Kidnapping victims Large type books Love Manipulative behavior Man-woman relationships Maturation (Psychology) Melodramas (Motion pictures) Miracles Mothers and daughters Murder Nuns Oklahoma Parents--Death Private investigators Psychological fiction Seduction Self-reliance Sex Sexually abused children Sexually abused girls Sexually abused teenagers United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Multiple languages (5)
No Linguistic content (4)