James McDonald has put his experiences over 60 years in the oil busines into his book Gettyrama. While an officer of Tidewater Associated Oil Co (Flying A). he worked closely with George Getty , son of J.Paul Getty, and indirectly with J.Paul himself. In the first part of the book, he recites a number of "tales" about the Gettys which were not generally known outside of a few in the company. In the second part of the book,McDonald has included a number of articles which were published in Pacific Oil World over a period of years when he was an editor of the publication. He had a vast experience in the industry over 60 years and is cosidered an expert in the industry both domestically and worldwide.