Nearly forty years after Jimmy Hoffa vanished from the face of the earth, his disappearance still remains one of the biggest mysteries in crime history. At his zenith, Hoffa was reputed to be one of the most powerful figures in North America. The labor boss was never seen again after July 30, 1975, marking one of the most unexplainable cold cases ever. In his new book, titled Vanished: The Mysterious Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, freelance journalist William Hryb attempts to unravel the five-decades long riddle.The author painstakingly takes the reader behind the scenes of the man who made the Teamsters the most formidable labor union in the United States. Alleged to have close ties with organized crime, Hoffa became the target of sensational congressional hearings into organized crime spearheaded by Robert Kennedy. Hryb describes in vivid detail the life and times of Jimmy Hoffa, an iconic American character whose fascinating story comes alive in this intriguing one-of-a kind narrative.About the AuthorWilliam Hryb, based in Thunder Bay Canada, is a freelance print and broadcast journalist. He is a member of the Professional Writers’ Association of Canada (PWAC) and Superior Scribes, a professional Thunder Bay writer’s guild. Hryb is a contributing writer to various publications such as Canadian Sailings/Transportation & Trade Logistics, Bayview, Thunder Bay Experience, Cruise Ship North America, On the Level and the Ukrainian Weekly. Hryb recently published the book, Movers and Mavericks. From 2010 to 2013 he was the co-producer and co-host of Crime Beat, the popular weekly radio show.