The Sea Chase Author:Andrew Geer "Action from Cover to Cover! Captain Ehrlich of the German freighter Ergenstrasse escaped from Australia split seconds before the outbreak of World War II. — The British Navy was after him. His ship was low on fuel and food. Day by day the crew grew more dangerous to handle. And the presence of a single passender, the alluring Elsa Schweppe, ... more »set Ehrlich's imagination aflame... but attracted the jealousy of Otto Kirchner, the scheming second mate.
Through storms, through blockades and through the passions and hatreds of thirty men and one woman -- together too long and too intimately -- the Captain drove his battered craft homeward. Then halfway round the world Ehrlich met his final and greatest test with the elements and the enemy in a tempestuous climax of the sea and the men who make war upon it. Later made into a film starring John Wayne and Lana Turner« less